Writing

I write what I know.

Although running, racing, training and competing are what I do and not who I am the lines between the two have a way of blurring into one beautiful life.

Below are articles I have written about the various aspects of my real life and athletic life.

Running and Racing

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Shocking Truth: Negative vs Positive Split in the Marathon | Runner’s Connect | Spring 2016

How to Train for Your First Half Marathon | Training Peaks | May 3, 2016

Why Runners Should Extend Their Training Cycle | Training Peaks | April 15, 2016

The 10 Insane Stages of Moving on From A Missed Running Goal | Women’s Running | November 2015

What I Learned About Running and Racing After Having Twins | Zelle/Runner’s World | October 2015

5 Essential Podcasts for Runners | Women’s Running | October 2015

Why Goal Setting is the Hardest Part of Running | Women’s Running | September 2015

Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths | Zelle/Runner’s World | July 2015

Aqua Jogging – Lessons Learned | Zelle/Runner’s World | May 2015

Triathlon

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How to Pace Your First Olympic Distance Triathlon | Training Peaks | July 7, 2016

It’s All In Your Head: Train Your Brain for Success | Multisport Zone | July 2016

You Don’t Need Expensive Gear to Compete in Triathlon | USATriathlon | June 2016

A Non-Swimmers Guide to 2016 Age Group Nationals | USATriathlon | July 2016

Health and Wellness

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What My Father’s Escape from Cuba Taught Me About Being an Athlete | ESPNW | February 2016

She Runs: Alisha Perkins – Overcoming Anxiety One Race At A Time | Zelle/Runner’s World | December 2015

Your Guide to Sports Bra Care | Rodale Wellness | April 2015

The Aging Athlete

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My Overweight Mom Didn’t Give Me Body Image Issues, Becoming An Athlete Did | Women’s Running | April 2016

How Much Do You Slow Down with Age? There’s A Formula for That! | Women’s Running | May 2016

5 Reasons to Celebrate Moving Up to the Next Age Group | Women’s Running | July 13, 2016

Top 10 Variations of Plank for a Stronger Core | Training Peaks | February 26, 2016

How I Ran Four Races in Three Days…At 40 | Zelle/Runner’s World | November 2015

4 Things Over 40 Runners Do | Zelle/Runner’s World | January 2016

What Not To Do

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7 Form Mistakes Made at the Gym – And How to Fix Them | Women’s Running | January 2016

Are Fitness Trackers Really Working for Us? | Women’s Running | July 13, 2016

The Truth About Your Memorial Dat Crash Diet Rodale Wellness | May 2014

The Scary Truth About Energy Drinks and Your Workout | Rodale Wellness | October 2014

7 Unhealthy Habits of Healthy People | Women’s Running | October 2015

Red Wine Interferes with Health Benefits, Experts Say | Rodale Wellness | November 2014

The Gift of Less | Zelle/Runner’s World | April 2015

Give Yourself the Gift of Less | Zelle/Runner’s World | June 2015