About Jess Anderson: Triathlete by day, ER nurse by night. Co-Founder of TwoTri.com and the girl behind A Girl, A Guy & A Tri. Helping to inspire and motivate people to Be Awesome, do more than they ever thought possible, and enhance their lives by completing their first triathlon.

5 Tips For Staying Fit this Fall

By: on October 24, 2014

Triathlon season has come to a close, cooler air has rolled in, and the fall running season has begun. Whether you're training for a race, from a 5k to a marathon, or you're just trying to get a jumpstart on your holiday fitness routine, here are a few tips that will help you make the most of this very...

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The 2014 Lifetime Chicago Triathlon Race Recap

By: on August 29, 2014

Last weekend, my husband and I got up before the sun, loaded our bikes onto car and headed north to race in the Lifetime Chicago Olympic triathlon. I took my own advice and followed these 5 race day travel tips and we arrived at the Expo without a hitch. I had never been to Chicago before and we were...

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3 Adventurous Ways To Get Fit

By: on July 29, 2014

While getting a great workout on one of Treadmill.com’s awesome treadmills or cardio machines is a great way to get stay in shape, you may want to spend some more time outside this summer. Why not add a bit of adventure to your fitness routine and try one of these unique and fun ways to stay healthy and fit....

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Five Race Day Travel Tips

By: on May 23, 2014

Doing a local race is awesome. You can sleep in your own bed, drive a short distance to the start— or, if you’re lucky, you may even be able to walk there. You don’t have to worry about staying in a hotel and you can be sure to eat your go-to breakfast before your race. When you do a...

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4 Ways to Spruce Up Your StairMaster Workout

By: on March 25, 2014

I’m always on the lookout for creative ways to liven up my workouts and to make my cardio sessions more fun. After all, if something is fun, you’ll be more excited about doing it, right? In my search for how to spruce up my StairMaster routine, I came across this YouTube video. Now, I don’t know about you, but I...

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What It Takes To Do Your First Triathlon

By: on December 10, 2013

My husband and I were out with some friends last night and we started talking about working out which led to talking about Crossfit, Tough Mudders, ½ marathons and eventually triathlons. Two of my friends said that they really wanted to train for a sprint triathlon this year, but they didn’t have enough time to train, didn’t have an...

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How To Fit In Your Long Runs While Traveling

By: on October 17, 2013

When I entered the lottery for the 2013 NYC marathon, I never once thought about how much time I would spend training. Instead, I thought about how amazing it was going to be when I crossed the finish line and I thought about what I would eat and drink on the course. I thought about how awesome the...

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Color Me Rad 5k

By: on July 19, 2013

I’ve wanted to do a Color Run for a few years now, but every time I would try to register for a local race, they were always sold out. So imagine my excitement to find out that there was a Color Me Rad 5k Run in Atlanta the same weekend we would be there! And the best part was...

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Tips For Making Morning Workouts Easier

By: on July 9, 2013

The other day at work (I’m a nurse), my patient’s cell phone rang while I was starting her IV. Not a big deal, right? Except for the fact that her ring tone was the same jingle that I use for my morning alarm. The second I heard her phone ring, I jumped and I got that ugh-I-have-to-wake-up-now-but-I-don’t-want-to feeling. All...

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Rock Your Run – 3 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Stride

By: on May 15, 2013

I recently read the book, Born To Run which is about an injury prone runner who sets out to discover the running secrets of the Tarahumara, a Mexican Indian tribe of the world’s greatest long distance runners, aka “the running people”, who run 50-100 miles at a time for pure enjoyment, seemingly without breaking a sweat. It was an...

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