Thoughts on Descending

Somewhere on Mulholland in the Santa Monica Mountains. What goes up must come down. If you know me, you know that I would ALWAYS choose to climb uphill than to…

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Riding into Oblivion: Col	de la Croix de Fer + Lacets de Montvernier
This was on day 2 of our bike tour in the northern French Alps when we ascended Col de la Croix de Fer.

Riding into Oblivion: Col de la Croix de Fer + Lacets de Montvernier

Last summer, I went on my annual bike tour with 44|5 Cycling on their Northern Alps Highroads Tour. Of course, John + Gerry did not disappoint, and of course, I…

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What I Eat Before/During/After Bike Rides
Let me tell you, the Huma caffeine gels are NO JOKE!! I save them for special occasions like a for a Queen Stage during a bike tour or when I am absolutely dying in the mountains.

What I Eat Before/During/After Bike Rides

PRE-RIDE If you are just an amateur athlete like me, most people don't realize but they don't actually need to eat much before doing a workout in the morning (depending…

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Benefits of Cooking

Back in my twenties, you would always hear me ranting, "I hate cooking!! With my spare time, I'd MUCH rather be doing something else!!" [aka riding my bike]. Now that…

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Revelations from Bikram Hot Yoga
I feel grateful to have someone in my life who makes wellbeing a priority, and never says no to anything tough and uncomfortable! Relationships can't work out if your values aren't aligned.

Revelations from Bikram Hot Yoga

Seven years ago, I wrote that yoga was at the bottom of my list for the variety of workouts I do however these days, hot yoga is very close to the…

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Back to Bikram Hot Yoga… Again!
When I do Bikrams, I get the exact same feeling as I do when riding my bicycle: calm, focus, intensity-- right here, right now, living in the moment.

Back to Bikram Hot Yoga… Again!

It's almost been 6 years since I last wrote about going back to Bikram Hot Yoga. All the studios around the city changed their name and don't call it "Bikrams"…

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