Trek Women
January 29, 2008

24 Hour Angels

Dsc_0134 I read the diary of an all Women's team that raced a 24 hour race back in 2003.  The team of four has the team name of Angels.  They tell about all their exciting experiences during the weekend.  From super fast lap times, to vomiting and ripped shorts.  Check in out on mountainzone.com.

The story inspired me to ride harder.  It also got me thinking about doing a 24 hour race of my own.  I would need to find 3 more women to do it with me.  I think they would have to be either super enthusiastic about riding, or a little on the crazy side.

Keep Riding!

January 21, 2008

Fun and Frightening

Dsc_0283Did you know that by just sitting down on a ledge, you could get the same effect asDsc_0254 riding a roller coaster?  It doesn't look scary from the picture, but my feet were dangling a good 50-60 feet from the ground.  It was my idea to do it...so naturally I was the first to try.  Jen, Michelle, and Christine gladly took part of the thrill after I showed them how fun it was.   I have never had that big of an adrenaline rush from just sitting before. 

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The picture on the right is my brother in law, Dave, who
got to the cliff first.  I included it so you could see where we were sitting from the ground.   This place is up by Table Rock in Boise, Id.  There are great trails for hiking, running and biking all over the place.  We even saw some tire tracks...someone had been winter riding on the trails!  You rock...whoever you are.

January 13, 2008

Queen of Pain

Imperial_state_crownYesterday, one of my new clients was in the middle of doing modified Russian twists, when he said "Do they call you the Queen of Pain around here?"   It was near the end of his workout and he was tired, so I took it as a compliment.   

I am a Personal Trainer, and I usually don't think about how much pain I have the ability to put someone through. (Not real pain...just the pain you get when your muscles are on fire from lactic acid build up, or the pain that comes the next day when you discover muscles you never knew existed).

Queen of Pain...I like that.  I wonder if Life Time Fitness will let me embroider it on my uniform? 

January 9, 2008

Snow Tubing with the Family

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Over the holidays I was able to go snow tubing with my husband's family.  It was a ton of fun.  We were out there for about an hour and a half before our fingers and toes became frozen solid.  The best run we had was the time we all went down together in a line of eight tubes.  Half way down, our line swung around and we connected to make a circle.   We were going so fast!  There was no speedometer, but I am pretty sure we were traveling at warp speeds.

Always live life to the fullest.  And do things that make great memories with the one's you love.

January 8, 2008

I'll Keep My Day Job

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After three games of bowling, I decided that I might want to keep my day job.  I came in second to last, and last place every game.  I don't know why it took me three games to realize my talent was lacking.

I have always considered myself athletic, but I think bowling is one of those sports that you have to practice at to be considered good. ;-)  I had fun anyways, and it was great to meet some of the people at Trek.

Homer, Snuddy, Asif, Penny- all of you are awesome!