Plant Based and High Fat

So is this even possible? Having just watched the film/documentary “Forks over Knives” . I will explore this option as I also take account of the LCHF dietary option that also makes such good sense and with remarkable results on diabetes and other health issues and diseases. No added oils is a common theme, soContinue reading “Plant Based and High Fat”

NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?

“One person’s meat is another’s poison”, Titus Lucretius Carus coined this expression in the first century BC, “quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum” (what is food for one man may be bitter poison to others). This is surely ancient wisdom that seems to fit the current dilemma, which could be called the “DietaryContinue reading “NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?”

The Women’s Endurance Summit

Wow! What a lot of great information by some excellent speakers. This seminar, put on by USATF as a level-3 Coaches seminar on women’s endurance running was a great success. Covering topics like biomechanics and form analysis, using latest tools like “Coaches Eye” http://www.coachseye.com/ to easily record video and quickly analyze. I will be tryingContinue reading “The Women’s Endurance Summit”

NEW YEAR – Doing too much too soon

It’s the new year and a new you! Take care out there as we all set out on our quests to be better, stronger, faster and probably skinnier! I posted about the risks of under-eating and the risks for us all of RED-S (relative energy deficiency syndrome). Intake of sufficient nutrients is important for athleteContinue reading “NEW YEAR – Doing too much too soon”

MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)

If we know the micro-nutrient RDAs and know the micro-nutrient content of virtually all foods and drinks then maybe we can focus on these essentials instead of going all macro each time we eat, what do you think? What does this do for us though, if nothing then why bother working it all out, but ifContinue reading “MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)”

What gives out first in IRONMAN

After years of studying and coaching IRONMAN athletes a common fatigue theme is clear and it is called many things by different people and this plague and nuisance manifests itself as a shorter stride length. So what you say, well so what indeed, but who wants a shorter stride or even a stride that graduallyContinue reading “What gives out first in IRONMAN”

DAIONMAN – To shave or not to shave?

So we should start as always with a hypothesis:  finishing the @IRONMAN within the cutoff time.  It is achievable for anyone with the right approach, but to be successful (defined as perhaps podium in AG), a more determined and thorough approach is needed. So how did I get to shave one leg? Well let’s takeContinue reading “DAIONMAN – To shave or not to shave?”

EXCELLENCE IS INSIDE YOU… GOALS!

Goal setting: How do you set a goal and what are the criteria for goals? Should they be “reach for the sky” and maybe you make it or fall short, or should they be less ambitious and maybe less exciting? One thing’s for sure if YOUR GOAL is not clearly understood by you then youContinue reading “EXCELLENCE IS INSIDE YOU… GOALS!”