Nutrition

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Nutrition is never black and white. Here I explore what is to be learned from the gray
Nutrition Daze and Concussion Recovery

Nutrition Daze and Concussion Recovery

Literally it has been a few months since my last post.  Recovery from a concussion incurred when walking my dog…

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Fourth in a Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

Fourth in a Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

Got iron? I am continually challenged by low iron storage (aka pre-anemic state). My first experience with low iron was…

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Practice Discipline in these Three Areas to Support Athletic Performance

Practice Discipline in these Three Areas to Support Athletic Performance

Speaking on a panel at the Spartan World Championships in Squaw Valley, California may be one of the most interesting angles I…

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Third in a Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

Third in a Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

Planning to spend fourteen to twenty one days at altitude before competing is not directly a nutrition consideration. It is…

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Second of Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

Second of Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude

While I am a back at sea level for the moment, my attitude remains elevated post adventures above tree line.…

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First of Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude.

First of Four Part Series on Getting High: Nutrition Considerations at Altitude.

Anyone attempting to train at sea level and, also loves mountain running has probably experienced the challenges of  a high-elevation…

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What worked for you in treating and preventing blisters?

Blisters are a big deal! I have made the mistake of thinking otherwise but, blisters can impede the ability to…

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World Ski & Snowboard Festival, Whistler, and Smoothies

World Ski & Snowboard Festival, Whistler, and Smoothies

Whistler, British Columbia is a magical place in summer and winter. I have delighted in experiencing both seasons at their…

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Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother's Day doesn't seem right unless I am on the Northern California Coastline unplugged and with my dudes soaking up…

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Adventure Nutrition for Mountain Projects

Adventure Nutrition for Mountain Projects

Last Saturday I co-hosted a Adventure Nutrition Workshop at The Mountain Project structured around giving mountain athletes nutrition tools to train…

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Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Three: Stop Comparing Your Food Choices with Others

Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Three: Stop Comparing Your Food Choices with Others

For some people, I get the feeling that eating a meal with their friendly dietitian is like going out with…

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Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Two: Determine Your Higher Purpose

Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Two: Determine Your Higher Purpose

Here is something for the next person who tells me "all this running can't be good for you" to read.…

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Performance Nutrition Behavior Number One: Eat!

Performance Nutrition Behavior Number One: Eat!

Working along side some of the world's most talented athletes and athletic adventurers I  see and hear a lot of…

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Why is pickle juice popular at running event aid station?

Pickle juice has come into view as trending "sports drink" and an aid station item at ultra running event. This…

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