Browsing Tag : Triathlons

8 Hair, Health and Fitness Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

8 Hair, Health and Fitness Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

  Earlier the Better: You might as well, throw in the towel for going for a quick run after work. The temperatures will be almost unbearable. Try waking up early before the sun rises or  wait until the sun goes down to head out for a run. Keep Up With the Apps: Weather.com and ...

Alex’s Journey Back to Being a Triathlete

Alex’s Journey Back to Being a Triathlete

After some health, mental and physical issues, I am ready to kick butt and start my triathlon training. I miss training and competing in triathlons. Being away (since Ive been very busy) has made me fall in love with the sport again. I realized, competing in triathlons helps keep me motivated, ...

It’s Gettin’ Hot But We Won’t Stop!: Monisha’s Summer Workout Essentials

  This week The Sporty Afros Camp will share with you the items we feel are essential to keeping our workout routine going through those hot summer months. Know that I am a runner. So all of my tips pertain to running, mainly running outside. Sunscreen Forget what your grandma said. Everyone ...

Triathlon Training Plans and More

Triathlon Training Plans and More

  I tried to start my triathlon training last week, but it didn’t go as planned. So, today is official day 1 of triathlon training. This year, Whitney and I are training for 2 sprint distance triathlons and 1 olympic distance triathlon. We are attempting to accomplish our first ...

Blackland Triathlon

Blackland Triathlon

Over memorial day weekend, we had a great time competing  in the Blackland Triathlon. After the race there was a live band, free chickfila and beer. You can’t beat that! Plus, it was a nice cool day. Here are a few pics from the race:   Alex and I before the race Me and my boo before the ...

Sporty Afros Out and About: CK Sports Triathlon Panel

Sporty Afros Out and About: CK Sports Triathlon Panel

Yesterday, Alex and I stopped by an event at CK Sports in McKinney. They had a pannel of expert triathles, nutritionists, coaches, etc. talking about everything from speed training to triathlon equipment. We have some upcoming posts about what we learned. We had a great time meeting everyone and ...

Swimming In Action

Swimming In Action

We have been doing a lot of swim training  lately in the 50 meter pool to prepare for our upcoming triathon. We took some photos to capture what we’re up to in the pool. Alex Perfecting the Form   Yep! That's Whitney and Signature Headstand   1 1/2 year of Swimming and Still ...

My Workout Week

My Workout Week

Last week I had an awesome workout week! I managed to fit in my entire training schedule ( minus one 5 mile run), that almost never happens! I always have to modify it somewhere. Here is how my week went: Monday Cycle: 4 miles Run: 2.5 miles Tuesday Swim: 1200 meters Run: 3 miles Wednesday Swim: ...