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Blood monitoring with Athlete Blood Test

Is your body responding well to your training plan? Can you be pushed harder? Do you need a rest week? How long should your taper be? How soon should you train again after your race? Do you have the right foods in your diet? Are you taking the right supplements in the right dose with […]

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The Good Bacteria

In the on-going quest for better health, a fitter body, and better performance knowing what to eat and when to eat it is great. Really great actually.  But even when you know what to do and put it into practice, how do you know if your body, your digestive system, is operating as it should […]

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You: 1 Cold Season: 0

I usually fly through winter feeling untouchable by the cold and flu season, feeling sorry for those affected by not just one but often two or three colds during this time. Unfortunately, this year I was not so lucky and had my first cold in a long time last week. I guess doing snow angels […]

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Simple does not mean Easy

January is flying by!  How are your resolutions holding up? Back on track with a training plan and eating plan?  That’s right, eating plan.   Let me ask you this…have you ever achieved exactly what you wanted without putting together a plan for getting it?  When you’ve just been winging it and seeing what happened […]

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Salad Suicide

If you are subscribing to the metabolic efficiency way of eating, large salads can be a quick and easy meal, especially in the city where there is a new salad joint popping up on every corner.  However, if you don’t really understand the philosophy or you think that just because it’s a salad it will […]

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Help stop the calorie craze

Tracking your food is an important first step in identifying what may be hurting your performance or figuring out what substitutions can be made for a more ideal meal.  I’ve been on the hunt for an app that is easy to use and doesn’t require a lot of research for the user to accurately track […]

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Stinky No More

This is a different kind of post, but I can’t help myself because this has been a labor of love (errr offense?) for over four years now.   Most of you are like me and because you care about being active, there typically comes a natural progression of caring about eating well and then investigating […]

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Part I: Same Foods are Not Always the Same

We see this all the time, a magazine or that web article telling you to eat A or avoid B because A is healthy and B is not. And maybe six months later you will see another post telling you that A is now not healthy anymore, but all the while B was. Following? It’s […]

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No sugar coating

One of the top reasons people start an exercise routine or begin racing is to lose weight or get in shape.  But the exercise will only get you so far before you have to redirect your focus to what’s right in front of you on your plate.   Just as getting better at your sport […]

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Are You All or Nothing?

Most triathletes and runners are very determined people, and sometimes that determination brings with it an ‘all or nothing’ attitude.   “If I can’t devote 100% of my energy to something, then I’m not going to devote any. I don’t do anything with half an effort.” Does this sound like anyone you know?   While […]

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