Category Archives: Nutrition
Every now and then I do something colossally stupid that probably ought to kill me but I somehow luck my way through and survive. Saturday was one of those days.
Most Sundays, I get a 5lb, free range, organic chicken and roast it, then use the meat for lunch during the week. I use the beer can method, putting lemon and garlic inside, and basting with olive oil, pepper, sea … Continue reading
Before any race, it’s vital you find out what products will be available at the aid stations and where those stations are on the course. You should always do some test runs with those same products to make sure they … Continue reading
It’s taken me a long time to form good eating habits. Just a couple years ago my dinner would alternate between microwave dinners and mac-n-cheese (sometime with hot dogs thrown in). It was quick, simple, and I didn’t have to … Continue reading
Back before I knew anything about anything, I would set out for a run in the morning on an empty stomach, thinking that my body would be forced to use my fat stores for fuel. Although it is possible to … Continue reading
The other day my father emailed me some advice from a gym buddy of his that has ended up in the medical tent at the end of the Seattle Marathon three times: It seems that the weather is so damp … Continue reading
For training or events lasting more than an hour, I need portable, easily digestible calories to keep going. Hammer Gel has been working great for me, though it does usually make me belch once or twice. Also, it’s damn … Continue reading