It’s Not Just Pasta…..


Pasta is not the only item you can eat to help top off those glycogen levels before a race.  As a matter of fact I can’t recall the last time I had pasta as my meal before a race.  On top of that in the past year and a half I have not had the […]

Restaurant Man Book Review


Restaurant Man is a book I found after reading and reviewing Yes Chef by Marcus Samuellson and I came to enjoy it from the very beginning.  Why?  Well here is why: As many of you know I am composed of the following amongst other things: New Yorker Foodie Triathlete When I saw that Joe Bastianich […]

Embrace The Suck


I reviewed Chris McCormack’s book I’m Here To Win previously and on the way home from Rev3 Maine I read an article by him in the September issue of Triathlete magazine titled It’s All In your Head. Having just come off of racing a 70.3 where I had mechanical issues and two other worldly blisters […]

Rev3 Maine Race Report


Rev3 OOB Maine was this past weekend and I can say it was a very wonderful experience outside of one item, which I will touch on at the end.  Going into this race I felt very strong.  I had dialed in my nutrition and hydration and training was going well.  The one item that did […]

Thanksgiving In August


Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  There is something about getting together with family and friends that doesn’t involve gift exchanges that makes it my favorite.  There is no gift better than yours and no feelings of guilt other than I should not have eaten that 5 slice of pumpkin pie.  Lately my love for Thanksgiving […]

Rev3 Old Orchard Beach Maine Goals


Rev3 Old Orchard Beach Maine is this weekend and I am both excited and nervous.  I am typically not nervous before races but for some reason this race has me on edge.  That is a good thing because it means that I am ready but it is also an indication of me just now knowing […]

Pass The Salt


Pass the salt is a phrase I have not said in years.  A few years ago I weighed 35 pounds more than I do today and when I decided to get healthy and begin to rid myself of processed foods I threw salt, or really, sodium into that garbage can as well.  I knew that […]

A Chance To Compare


The chance to compare one race organization to another comes this weekend.  I am heading to Maine to race in the inaugural Rev3 OOB Maine.  This is a Half-Ironman and will provide me with a first hand taste of how things are done by Rev3.  I have seen the acknowledgement of how well run the […]

Feeding An Ironman


Feeding an Ironman was something I conceived up a while ago and I have to say I have been horrible at keeping accurate tabs on my spending, but I do know I have been eating like a champion.  My meals are virtually all made from scratch and so I know what I am putting into […]

Chilaquiles El Diablo Recipe


Chilaquiles are typically made with a salsa verde and eggs.  I decided to change it up a bit last night and make it with a spicy salsa as well as with tofu.  Using tofu instead of eggs makes this a truly vegan meal and it is perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch or brinner (yes […]