Nutrition Experiment: Week 1 – Control

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I want to start by talking a bit about my purpose and goals for this experiment.  The main purpose is to see how different nutrients effect my performance, energy levels, and overall mood during my runs.  Week 1 was a control week in which I ate what I would normally would.  In week 2, I will increase my intake of … Read More

Preventing the Chocolate Mess

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Disclaimer: I will be mentioning poop in this post, if you don’t want to read about poop, a normal daily function, or human anatomy go no further. The iconic photo from the 1982 Women’s Ironman in Kona shows the leader, 23-year-old Julie Moss, collapsed, delirious, and covered in her own poop after 140 miles of swimming, biking, and running.  She had … Read More

Running Away from Carbs

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So, what’s the difference between burning a piece of paper and burning a candlestick? I’m about to tell you something that, most likely, is completely contrary to everything you’ve ever been told about the ideal diet for runners. Ready? I hope you’re sitting down. (Of course you are! You just got back from a long, hard run.) Carbohydrates are probably … Read More

This is Why We Run

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Anyone who knows me in the real world will tell you that I rarely hold back in regards to my diet and, for the most part, I still eat what I want.  I am lucky to have an average frame, a decent metabolism, and no major health problems contributing to weight problems. That being said, my recent 25lb weight loss … Read More