Category Archives: Nutrition

Heath vs Fitness

About a month and a half ago, after reading The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing by Dr. Philip Maffetone and beginning to make a daily habit of reading Mark’s Daily Apple blog, I’ve started to focus primarily on my overall … Continue reading

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Idea 5: Weigh Yourself Daily

When training for an upcoming race, I get in the habit of weighing myself every day.  For consistency purposes, I do it at the same time, usually as soon as I wake up each morning.  I also closely monitor my … Continue reading

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Idea 2: No Refined Sugars for 30 Days

Almost everyone is addicted to sugar and most of us don’t even realize it.  It is in almost everything, especially any food that is processed.  For the past two weeks I’ve drastically curtailed my refined sugar intake in order to … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 6 of 6)

Yesterday I picked up my bib, t-shirt and bag at the Expo.  The Expo wasn’t crowded, so I was able to get in and out of the Convention Center in about 45 minutes.  It was a nice Expo set-up, about … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 5 of 6)

One week to go before the marathon.  This has been been my most nonchalant training cycle going into a marathon.  I’m looking forward to running the marathon, but honestly, I’ll also be happy to get it behind me so I … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 4 of 6)

This week’s training went better than last week.  Only two more weeks before the marathon.  I am starting to get a little more excited about it since it will be my first Rock and Roll Marathon and they seem like … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 3 of 6)

It was an undisciplined week.  As I mentioned in last week’s post, my motivation is just not there for this marathon.  As a result, I’m pretty much just going through the motions.  I also had relatives visiting this past weekend, … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 2 of 6)

It was a good week of training, although I must admit I am not motivated for this marathon.  I don’t have a lot of expectations going into it and that’s probably not a the best attitude to have.  My body … Continue reading

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San Diego RnR Marathon Training Update (Week 1 of 6)

This was a planned easy training week since I’m technically still recovering from the Boston Marathon.  Fortunately, I’m feeling pretty good and should be able to carry my current fitness into the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.  This morning … Continue reading

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The NutriBullet: Works As Advertised

I was flipping through some channels last weekend and came across an infomercial on a blender called the NurtriBullet.  But unlike everyday juicers and blenders, the NutriBullet claims to completely break down ingredients into their most nutritious and absorptive state.  … Continue reading

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