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Amanda's Blog Archives

February 3, 2012

Product review! The Brooks Utopia Hoodie

I just received a small shipment of Brooks apparel and have fallen in LOVE with the Utopia Thermal Hoodie!

This is my favorite piece of running gear yet!

Not only does it look great, but it is extremely functional.…

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February 1, 2012

My First Endurance RACE Nutrition Plan

Robert from First Endurance asked some of his athletes to share their race day nutrition plans. Through a lot of trial and mostly error, I have developed my nutrition plan. Here is my “typical” day before and race day plan.

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August 8, 2011

Boulder 70.3: The LONG version

This past weekend started off with a signing at the ZIPP booth on Saturday. Zipp has been a favorite sponsor of Team Lovato for 2 years! We feel so lucky to have them be a part of our race arsenal!…

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June 28, 2011

Buffalo Springs 70.3

Michael, Trakkers Teammate and friend Jess Meyers and I didn’t take any chances race morning arriving at the race sight at 5:15am. We marched down the hill from parking to transition, got all of our race belongings together, pumped tires; before

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December 5, 2010

Kestrel’s Ask a PRO! My thoughts on 650c vs. 700c

Check out Kestrel’s “Ask a Pro Section” on their website!
http://www.kestrelbicycles.com/Explore/ASK-THE-PROS.
I just got my first question. Check it out!

Message: Is 650 dead? I am a short rider and concerned about getting a new 650 bike. Tires/tubes

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May 3, 2010

St. Croix Race Nutrition

One high point from 70.3 St. Croix was my race day nutrition.
Here is my “First Endurance” race day nutrition report:

3:45 am Breakfast (Race start time was 6:32 for the pro women):

2 cups of yogurt with 1…

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June 8, 2009

The REV3–my race report.

After traveling all day from Austin, I met ML at the Hartford airport Thursday night. It has been about two weeks since seeing each other and I was really happy and excited to be reunited!

I had just finished my…

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May 4, 2009

St. Croix–race report

Michael and I are getting ready to leave beautiful St. Croix in only one hour.

However, I wanted to give a short race report before some of my memory and some of the details from the race are clouded. I…

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April 7, 2009

California 70.3 race report

I’m home (in Austin) and we are settling back into our routine.
I can’t believe it has already been 3 days since racing California. Time just seems to slip by…

ML and I had a great time in San…

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February 14, 2009

Share the LOVE…

I am fighting off the sickies today.
I’m at home trying to fight off the bugz, while ML is doing some super ride. ;(
Because it’s Valentines Day (my favorite holiday), I thought I would share a few…

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