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About erinrockrun

Erin Rock is a master's athlete, NASM personal trainer and USA Triathlon certified coach. She and her wonderful Irish husband Damien have two fur babies. When not on the bike or roads, she can be found plant-based cooking, reading non-fiction, or trying to break the world record for number of grocery bags carried on her arms in one trip.

Four Can’t-Live-Without Brands in Multisport

When it comes to training and racing tri’s, there are obviously some brands that make our lives simpler. We have Cervelo, Hoka, Body Glide, Swiftwick and GU. Most of us could not live without our Garmins. But there also tend … Continue reading

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How to Own Your Indoor FTP Test

“FTP Test.”  That phrase alone is enough to bring the heart rate up to a mid-Zone 4, and turn my palms into clammy seal fins.  For those of you who are still blissfully unaware, FTP stands for “Functional Threshold Power.”  … Continue reading

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Veestro: My Introduction to Meal Delivery

(Note: I am not sponsored by Veestro, and they never asked me to write a review.  This is unbiased.) Several weeks ago, I was thumbing through the latest issue of Veg News magazine when something caught my eye.  It was … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting: It’s Not a Diet

There has been a lot of buzz in the fitness industry about intermittent fasting. As a fitness professional, I am always skeptical about new trends. But IF (intermittent fasting) is far from a trend. If you haven’t heard the phrase … Continue reading

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Eight Traits of Highly Successful Athletes

It’s hard to believe I am entering my fifth year as a multisport coach.  Time has flown by, and I continue to learn something every day. During this time, I’ve observed that the most successful of athletes seem to share … Continue reading

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals Are the New Resolutions

As a personal trainer, I both love and hate this time of year.  At about the stroke of midnight on January 1st, the gym door opens and a swarm of buzzing motivation infiltrates the place.  With their not-yet-washed Lululemon tights … Continue reading

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December Challengers

HATS= Habits And Tasks to Self-Improvement This challenge is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.  It is for everyone- men, women, students, grandparents, the fit, the not-so-fit, etc.  My goal is to improve YOU, by bettering both your physical and … Continue reading

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November Challengers

We are into the homestretch!  It is the eve of that magical month, and November is pretty special on it’s own. October flew by.  I had a lot of fun with that month. The “Me Day” was a hit, and I … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville: Taste of Sweet Redemption (And Sewage)

Three weeks ago, I faced the devastation of DNFing my first full Ironman (Chattanooga.)  I’d started training in May, along with my close friend Dolores Hall, and one of the athletes I coach, Luke Roesler.  Training went picture-perfect.  Having done … Continue reading

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October Challengers

Happy October and congrats to all of you who are hanging in there!  We are down to the last three months of the year.  It seems like just yesterday that the stores were setting out their pumpkins and scarecrows, and … Continue reading

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