About this episode

Chelsea is uniquely herself. She is a professional triathlete, wife and mom, guided by her two north stars: triathlon and family.

In this episode we talk about:

  • staying grounded in the process even after achieving big goals, like winning the Ironman World Championships
  • the massive team effort behind individual success
  • balancing outcome and process goals
  • consistency does not mean perfection
  • reaching your peak post motherhood
  • intentional gratitude
  • life is more than athletics: win or lose, the world goes on
  • dealing with mom guilt Chelsea answered 2 listener questions:

How do you balance mom guilt with wanting to pursue your passions?

What is your advice to a working mom/ someone with a full-time job also looking to train and race at a high level?

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