Tag: fat as fuel

Nutrition For Distance Running: An Experiment of Many

Nutrition For Distance Running: An Experiment of Many

Nutrition For Distance Running: An Experiment of Many… Disclaimer: I’m not a Doctor (obviously). I’m not an RD either! I simply have a passion for nutrition, the environment and distance running. I took a handful of Nutrition/Chem/Bio courses during my time at Cornell University but most of what I learned is from lay study. Take my […]

April 11, 2016 | By | 9 Replies More
Transvulcania Race Report (2014)

Transvulcania Race Report (2014)

SUERTE  (luck)   “When you get to the top of The Volcano you can stop.” These words became my mantra as I struggled to negotiate the technical rocks of La Palma’s GR-131 trail route. I had ascended about 11,000 feet of vertical in the past 24 miles and had accumulated a significant amount of fatigue. […]

May 14, 2014 | By | 41 Replies More
Diet and Nutrition for Runners: a study of one

Diet and Nutrition for Runners: a study of one

Let me first start off with a disclaimer: I’m not a doctor or nutritionist…these opinions are my own.  What to eat (and perhaps more importantly what NOT to eat) is a question that inspires, haunts, intrigues and plagues many of us runners quite frequently. It’s a personal choice for many that ignites fiery debates and […]

May 2, 2014 | By | 17 Replies More
2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

I took a week totally off after the Carlsbad Marathon on Jaunary 19th.  This has pretty much been my standard recovery time frame for any race…marathon to ultra marathon. Next up will be the Tarawera 100km followed by the Northburn Race  ultra trail race (I’m only doing 50km) in New Zealand! A lot of people and […]

February 26, 2014 | By | 18 Replies More
Fat as a Fuel in Marathons and Ultra Marathons

Fat as a Fuel in Marathons and Ultra Marathons

First of all, I want to thank everyone for their positive comments and support of this blog. I really appreciate your support. Without your following and feedback none of this would be possible. In a way to hopefully add something constructive to the running community I’ve started up doing more “Training Talks” on my YouTube […]

January 30, 2014 | By | 37 Replies More