Category Archives: Nutrition

Nutrition – everything to do with food and the body. Nutrition is what gives you the fuel to perform.

The Next Challenge


In determining his March Challenge, Aric discusses his ultimate goal, cycling Route 66 and the TransAmerica Trail. But comes back to earth with nutrition. Continue reading

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Simple Nutrition for Athletes?


Is there such a thing as simple nutrition for athletes?  Is is possible to break nutrition and the need to fuel properly down to one or two rules? I am a huge fan of K.I.S.S., not the band, but the … Continue reading

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Workout Update – Life’s Obligations


It has been quiet around here lately and that means life is in full swing.  So a few quick updates from my realm of the triathlon universe: Shoulders and neck continue to be sore.  A few weeks back, moving furniture … Continue reading

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The Daylight Savings Time Triathlon Checklist


Daylights Savings Time is a little inconvenient in that we lose an hour, but it marks a great time for triathletes to conduct a reality check. With March marking the start of the triathlon season, this is a great time … Continue reading

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The Food Cloud Goes Paleo


The Paleo Diet is the latest and greatest of fads in the realm of diets.  We have gone from Weight Watchers to Atkins to South Beach only to realize that what our ancient ancestors ate is probably what we should … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Recovery


After four days of sickness, two of which are simply a gnarly blur of history, I am feeling human again.  Gone are the dry cough, watery eyes, aching muscles, congestion, and misery. It feels like I have a fresh start … Continue reading

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How My Busy Afternoon Screwed a Great Workout


There are afternoons that just fly by like like the clock has had too many grande red-eyes from Starbucks.  It is that situation where you start working on something at 1pm and then suddenly realize that it is already 4pm … Continue reading

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