Rona Kilmer was a former Junior Olympics competitor and an aspiring basketball player, when as a young teenager, she experienced sexual assault and everything changed. She’d grown up identifying as an athlete. Now she was a party girl with a hard exterior. Over the ensuing years, she would navigate disordered eating and an unhealthy relationship … Continue reading 33| Rona Kilmer, multi-sport athlete, sexual assault survivor, and business cofounder: Finding strength in vulnerability and healing from trauma
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were face to face with a mountain lion in the middle of the night during an ultra-endurance bike race where you were poised to beat the entire field (including the men)? In this interview, professional ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox discusses this and sooo much more. Lael … Continue reading 32| Lael Wilcox, pro ultra-endurance cyclist, non-profit founder, and women’s cycling trailblazer: “Women can win.”
This weekend I did the Venus De Miles all-women's ride. There were three options- 30 miles, 64 miles, and 100 miles. With very limited time to train, the 100 mile option was out. Meanwhile, the short but intense rides I'd been doing all summer, towing the girls around in the Burley to swimming lessons, the … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 23: Event Recap-Venus de Miles 64 Mile Ride
Q: Is a 30 minute bike commute considered a workout? A: Yes! Sort of. Actually, it depends what your fitness goals are. If your goals include exercising a certain number of times a week, general wellness, weight loss, cardiovascular fitness- Yes, the bike commute, even at a leisurely pace, is a workout. Biking is, in … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 11: Does A Bike Commute Count as a Workout?