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I found this picture from my friends over at Final Kick Running and Triathlon Club facebook.

Which guy or gal are you!? I have to admit, the days I bike to work, I’m that guy, I even have a fitness ball in my cubicle!

Over the past few weeks of training, I have noticed a numbness almost a loss of feeling in my legs and feet. This occurs when I am riding my bicycling, running sometimes, laying down, and even lounging at the beach. I thought it was the most peculiar thing ever. CaptureAnd I never thought it could happen to me. Well here I am 24  years old, super active and combating poor circulation, and muscle fatigue.

After some chats with some friends, I learned about COMPRESSION SOCKS. What a miracle item. I have been running for about 10 years, and I was sure I knew all I needed and wanted to know about running, and all of the fun accessories, injuries and all in between. Oh boy, I was wrong. I have fallen in love with my bright compression socks. I even wear them while I am reading, cooking, and going on a drive for over an hour.

There are so many benefits to wearing compression socks, my first and foremost is how quickly it helps your muscles recover and increase of blood circulation! Secondly how bright and stylish they are. You are surely to be noticed and that is definitely a safety benefit!

ProCompression offers a lot of bright colors and options for you to choose from. I seriously wish I could replace all of my socks with them. They’re comfortable, and built for the athlete. I currently only have the Orange Marathon Sock and the Neon Yellow Sleeve. I love both.  I really do not think you could be disappointed in this product at all! I have enjoyed sporting my compression sleeve to the office underneath my dress slacks, and showing them off.  I think I have made a new staple in my wardrobe!

After a good brick workout last week this is how I decided to spend the rest of my morning!

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Love these!

Socks vs. Sleeves. It’s really up to you! I personally think the sleeves are great for triathletes. You can wear them in the water, and transition right into your bike and then run! this allows you to go sockless if you desire to for your cycle! You can use the ProCompression socks in any sport, workforce, or area of relaxation! I dare you to give it a try!

They also have a sock of the month, which is a new design which is a limited time offer. I always check out their new sock!

Another great thing about ProCompression is they are from right here in the USA! Go over to their website and check them out! http://www.procompression.com/

at least my legs look good and feel great!

at least my legs look good and feel great!

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For those of you who haven’t heard of compression socks, what do you do to help circulation and muscle recovery? Do you have a pair of lucky socks? Do you have a pair of ProCompression socks? How many do you?

Here is a chance for you to win a pair of ProCompression Socks! ProCompression Sock Giveaway

For those of you not wanting to wait to see if you’re the lucky winner, and want to get a pair right away. Shoot on over to their website ( http://www.procompression.com ) and use the coupon code PCBLG for 40% off and FREE SHIPPING!  What a great deal for everyone! Let me know which one you get!

So as many of you know I have been training pretty regularly for my first Triathlon, which was supposed to be on August 18th… I got an email confirmation from the race director on Sunday. They officially canceled the race that I have been training for and  gathering my support team for. 

I’m devastated, pretty sad. This is the second race this year for me that was canceled, what’s up with that!

The Norfolk Sprint Triathlon was canceled due to lack of volunteers. They did not want to put on an unsafe event. Then they threw this in the email to which makes me wonder… “We re-worked the run course to improve that from 2012 to 2013, and we will re-work the cycling course for 2014 to not include so many intersections.  So we will 100% be back next year with a much improved event.  So put it on your radar.”

First the Virginia Beach Tough Mudder, now this.

Soooo, for the GREAT news for me. I am registering for a new Triathlon.  September 8th is the new date! A few more weeks, a little more distance on this course, but I’m pretty excited to have something pretty close to race in! 

With this race being later I may be able to wear a wetsuit for the 750 meter open water swim. I need to get in some practice time in a wetsuit first. 

So with the bad, the good comes! This is a bigger race too. The course should be amazing since its in Williamsburg. I’m doing the Patriot Sprint Triathlon. I’m looking forward to it.

PS I’m getting over a cold, so this is probably a good thing, since training hasn’t been up to par. Wish me luck!

Beach to Battleship 140.6

Beach to Battleship 140.6October 17th, 2015
Time to take on the biggest physical and mental challenge !

Mileage 2015

Running 2015
(does not include treadmill)

Miles this Month: 12
Miles this Year: 88.5

Cycling

Miles this Month: 120
Miles this Year: 381.2

Swimming

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