In my search this year for ultimate health and performance, I am slowly adapting my Paleo diet to become more fat adaptive. Today, my commitment to self experimentation went to the next level with a massive change in my daily breakfast with the introduction of “Bullet Proof Coffee”. If the photo scares you, wait until [...]
February 11, 2013
Water is an important part of exercise. A lack of water can result in decreased energy and poor performance. Sweat losses during exercise must be replaced to avoid dehydration. It is recommended to take a large swig or two of water or sports drink every 15 to 20 minutes during exercise. Here is a great infographic that demonstrates the importance of water for all runners.
February 8, 2013
I just read a very interesting article called “The Incredible Edible Egg”. Here is some information and a photo of what I am eating for breakfast in my search for fat loss and improved health.
February 7, 2013
Fish oil can help you lose body fat for a number of reasons, some of which are well known, while others are just emerging. Here is why I supplement with fish oil every day for weight loss and improved overall fitness.
February 6, 2013
A reflection on how 2 days can make a dramatic difference. 2 Days ago, I set out for my Midweek Maintenance Training Run as part pf the Jeff Galloway 42.2K Marathon Training Program. It was horrible from the start, and I wanted to stop and turn back at the 1k, 2k, 3k & 4k mark. Blisters, cramps and heavy legs made everything feel horrible and for the first time in my training program, I doubted that I had a marathon in me. I persevered however, and slowly slogged out the 10k that I had to run as part of the program.
February 5, 2013
Over the next 12 months, I will post a monthly blog update on my marathon training, progress, cross training, diet & nutrition, body composition results and any races that we compete in, with the hope that it will help and inspire other normal people like us to achieve extraordinary feats such as completeing a half marathon, full marathon or Ironman event. Here is my January’s update…