Tag Archives: shestrong

April 23

1 Week Out: Scaling The Wall

“Your body will want to quit – your mind will need to convince it not to.” For anyone that has run a marathon, you are likely familiar with “the wall”. When I was training for my first marathon, I remember hitting my 20-milers on Saturday mornings and thinking, “the wall? Pshhht. I’ve definitely got 6.2 […]

April 12

3 Weeks Out: On Being A Chromie

Happy Sunday! We’re already 3 & 4 weeks out from the spring shows! Overall, I’m feeling awesome – my diet is on point, my training is still intense and the mirror is strutting her stuff, y’all! Prep life is GOOD! Here’s a recap of my week: Team Chrome: As I sit down and reflect on […]

November 05

Turkey + Sweet Potato Chili

  November calls for one thing: fabulous fall flavors (alliteration much?). That’s right, I’m back in the kitchen and experimenting with new ways to transform autumnal comfort foods using clean, fresh, high quality ingredients. Moving back to the Pacific NW (yay!) has awakened the belly-warming, chili-loving beast in me and today I simply had to […]

August 18

Week 7: The Return of Cardio

Wow. I’m sitting on my comfy couch, wrapped in a fuzzy blanket and sipping water from my monstrous, “you must be a body builder”, 2-liter jug and am savoring this moment. I am about to capture a week that turned out to be a major turning point in my competition prep thus far. I treasure […]