Top SIX Weight Loss Mistakes Triathletes Make

As a triathlete, I bet you have wondered at some point how you can exercise so much and stay the same weight or sometimes even gain weight. Or maybe you heard that awful phrase “You don’t look like a triathlete” or received strange looks from people when you mention your athletic endeavors. It’s embarrassing and […]

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Just Because It’s Edible Doesn’t Mean It’s Food

It’s best to eat food. That’s about the most basic advice I can give someone who wants to start eating better. Until about 100 years ago, we didn’t have much of a choice. We all ate food because that’s all there was. Now it’s becoming more and more confusing to understand what is food and […]

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How to Plan Your Race Season, part 2

In part 1 of this blog, I laid out the different criteria one should use in selecting specific races in addition to discussing the importance of developing a race calendar. The process of developing a race calendar is a pretty simple one. The hardest part is deciding what YOU want to accomplish. Keep in mind […]

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How to Plan Your Race Season, part 1

January brings with it a new year, new goals and the feeling that triathlon season is just around the corner. While most people are spending the winter recovering or focusing on one specific aspect of the sport, it is never too early to begin planning for you next season. In fact, the time is perfect […]

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Why I Reluctantly Bought My 3rd Pair of Vibrams

I used to wear the most over-built running shoes you can imagine. Heavy, cumbersome motion control shoes that were meant to help my incredibly flat feet that over-pronated (the jerks!). Think moon shoes. While using those shoes that were supposed to be just right for me, I had IT band syndrome that required a cortisone […]

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Detox FAQ

I’ve gotten some great questions about the Detox diet, so I am sharing the answers here. Please leave a comment if you have any other questions or if you would like a copy of my recipe collection. Can I have rice? I would prefer that you don’t have any grains at all for 10 days. This […]

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The “Perfect Food” 10 Day Detox

There are an endless number of cleanses and detox diets out there. Most of them are meant to make you drop weight fast by doing such thing as drinking water and cayenne pepper or gallons of fruit juice. Because they are so radical, however, they don’t offer an opportunity to learn anything about diet and […]

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