March’s Featured Plus Size Athlete – Kristina B, Triathlete

Say hello to Kristina, a 37-year old triathlete, reigning from Charlotte, North Carolina. Kristina has been training as an athlete for about 3 years. Her journey to living a healthy life started when she joined a local triathlon group (give it up “Tri It For Life“) that supports women of all shapes, sizes and ages. Through this process she’s found a firey […]

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How to Start Running Your OWN Race

I remember my first Triathlon like it was yesterday. I was so emotional walking my bike down to transition that I had to keep my riding glasses on, so no one could see I was crying. I had worked and trained so hard for this moment and I was in the process of fulfilling a […]

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Anatomy of a Plus Size Athlete

2015 has kicked off with a big bang.  It truly is becoming the Year of the Plus Size Athlete, as it seems that every week, there is something positive in mainstream media showcasing the rise of the plus size athlete.  In February alone, I’ve seen 6 pieces including a Huffington Post article which featured 7 tips from global plus size experts (including myself and […]

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5 Ways to Love Your Inner Athlete on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, trying switching up things up a bit and give yourself some extra self love (you can still give love to family, friends, pets etc).  Feed your inner athlete with new self-indulging opportunities that can raise your self confidence, self awareness, knowledge, skill level or style.  It’s not always about chocolate and flowers. Here are 5 Valentine’s gifts […]

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A Mindful Approach to Training – Part 2

2015 is in full swing and I can sense there is a great deal of EPIC in the air – a good sign that there have been some pretty amazing and ambitious goals set for this year! From aiming to increase your race distance or your training load, or simply biting the bullet and starting a sport you have […]

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