Just Because It’s Edible Doesn’t Mean It’s Food
The Temple or the Playground?
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 […]
Your body is You.
Is your body a temple or a playground? To be a successful athlete, you need to treat your body as both. Most triathletes lean toward the playground side and treat their bodies as a toddler would treat a favorite toy – using the hell out of it and not thinking much about how to make […]
Human Growth Hormone is Your Friend
What kind of relationship do you have with your body? It may sound strange to think of your body as something you have a relationship with, but athletes in particular tend to see their bodies NOT as a part of themselves, but as something outside of themselves, something they must wrestle and battle with in […]
Paleo Diet For Athletes: Two Approaches
I found this article such an awesome introduction to hGH, fasting, and fat loss that I HAD to share it with you guys. PLEASE read it…growth hormone is your friend! If you don’t read it, at least read this: hGH is what triggers your body to use stored fat for energy. If you want to […]
I have recently started working with a few endurance athletes who want to improve body composition while training for Ironmans. My approach in a nutshell: paleo diet with a focus on adequate fat intake and carbs under 100g a day, although I prefer 50g a day. The key is to get people to REPLACE carb […]