Vixi Bar Review and Giveaway

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As you know by now I am forever looking out for new products to help me become a better endurance athlete.  I will try anything.  I will buy a one off product at the store just because it is new, never saw it before, never heard of it, never saw it on Twitter or Facebook […]

Athlete’s Plate – April 28, 2011

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I am back from my hiatus and ready to tackle this week’s version of The Athlete’s Plate.  When BDD sent me his nomination I was super excited because this blogger is one that I have been following for some time and she is a member of TAAN (Team Angels and Ninjas.)  I have learned so […]

Deciding On A Meat-Free Diet?

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I know this is about the 3rd or 130th post regarding being a vegetarian and I apologize in advance but it’s sort of like buying a new car.  Once you own that car and are driving around your area you notice that make/model more than ever before.  This is what is happening to me as […]

10 Reasons Endurance Sports Are Good For You

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Like many of you I receive Tweets, Facebook updates and direct email from Active.com.  Like many of you I got into endurance sports for one reason or another and have found out a myriad of other reasons as to why this lifestyle is great for us.  I got into running because my ex-wife asked me […]

Never Quit…..

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Never Quit No Matter How Hard This weekend Karen and I took a train-cation.  For those of you who do not know, that is a trip away from home where you go to train.  Boxers go on train-cations all the time as they prepare for their next bout. While we were away I tackled the […]

Guest Blogger Athlete’s Plate Challenge – Battle Cookie

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  If you are a consistent follower of this site you know that Matt (Athlete’s Plate) and I have been waging a battle of healthy cooking over the past few months, with me taking the title once for my pizza.  As he and I were discussing the next battle he came up with the idea […]

The Athlete’s Plate – April 21, 2011

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  I am taking the week off from creating the Athlete’s Plate this week and asked Chuck Feerick of Feerless Food to be a Guest Chef.  He graciously agreed to take on this task and I cannot thank him enough.  I ‘met’ Chuck through Twitter and also through our affiliation with HoneyMilk (yes, he does […]

Vegetarian/Vegan Questions Answered (or at least some of them)

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Yesterday I was on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube,  and Paper.Li (what?  I work for a social media company and that is my job!) when I came across a link that stopped me dead in my tracks.  It was posted by VeganG26_2 and the Tweet said:  PLEASE READ THIS.  There was a link to a Washington Post […]

Revisiting Coffee…..

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It was not that long ago that I had an email exchange with Rae of Forays In The Kitchen regarding coffee and its effects on endurance athletes.  In the exchange I learned that drinking caffeinated coffee 1 hour prior to a workout of 1 hour or longer is a good thing as it takes this […]

Refocused and Dialing It In

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Recovery is officially over and my goals have been set.  Today marked the first day of training for the remainder of this season.  As you read in my goals post I am looking to go sub 2:53 for the Olympic distance triathlon, sub 5:42 for the Half-Ironman Triathlon and to qualify for Boston in the […]