Friday, May 19, 2017

National Bike To Work Day

Today is National Bike to Work Day where I am very excited to be participating. As a regular bike commuter (during the warmer months) I am happy to see that cities are embracing the day and celebrating it and those who commute by bike. 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

My Tips For Bike Commuting To Work

Have you decided that you have spent enough time in the car on your commute to and from work? It drives you crazy getting stuck in traffic to travel 10 miles or less? Or is your walk to and from the metro as long as it would take you to bike to work? 

Well if you are like me, bike commuting may be in your future. I am lucky enough to live less than 5 miles from where I work, but I do know many folks who live 10 miles or more from their place of employment. And like them, we all choose to bike to and from work. You may be saying to yourself: 

I would like to bike to work, but I don't want to carry everything with me
OR
What do I do if I get all sweaty?'
OR
Drivers are not smart where I live. What if I get hit?

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Top 3 Tips for Racing While Sick

At Mercedes-Benz half marathon, I came down with the symptoms of a cold literally as I landed in Birmingham. It was one of those moments where I said, "you have got to be F***ing kidding me." I had taking vitamins all week in preparation to make sure I didn't get sick leading up to the race. The weather is always a factor, and there had been a wave of temperature changes all week from 67 degrees to the teens. So Dayquil was in my future for the day of the race.