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The Importance of Protein for the Vegetarian Endurance Athlete

16 August 2012

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The Importance of Protein for the Vegetarian Endurance Athlete

How many vegetarians do you know that do not get their minimum requirement of protein?  Me, I can think of many.  Granted most of my friends who are endurance athletes know the importance of protein consumption along with weight training to benefit thier sport.  There is no reason you cannot choose to not consume animal […]

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Must Have Rules for Runners

3 October 2011

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Must Have Rules for Runners

Over my reading and talking with other runners, I have picked up a few things that I wouldn't call tips but more "must knows".  Things that some runners may not know.  Things that newbies wouldn't even think of.  And things that experienced runners may forget to do.  Also, just some good things to keep in […]

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Planning for Progression

7 August 2011

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Planning for Progression

So eventhough it is still 2.5 months away, the excitement for the Ragnar relay is building up.  My runs have improved in their speed, my stamina, my gait, all of it!  Truth of the matter is, without proper planning none of it would be possible.  Here are some tips that have helped me that can […]

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Week #2

9 July 2011

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Week #2

Week #1 has completed and we are now into week #2 on the nutrition project.  Just wanted to give some feedback on the results, feelings, modifications I have made.  I must say, I can see an increase in my energy level after the first couple of days which is great!  The initial objective was to […]

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Bring on the Protein!

2 July 2011

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Bring on the Protein!

OK, so we have reached the end of our first week on the nutrition program and I must say, I am feeling great!  This week has been good in a few respects. I notice my training sessions are more effective for my clients.  I am more focused and more attentive then ever.  This is great […]

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The Nutrition Project

30 June 2011

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The Nutrition Project

Today I am beginning a project in which I will be following a nutrition plan consisting of protein shakes, veggies, fruit, and a single larger meal.  The contents will include beans, tuna, tofu, veggies, fruit, and the occasional energy drink if needed.  I a embarking upon this journey with the expectation of discovering how it […]

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Goodbye Weekend, Hello Training

5 June 2011

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Goodbye Weekend, Hello Training

This being the first weekend of prepping myself, mentally and physically, for the upcoming race on June 25th.  I was reflecting today about having 3 weeks to train and get myself up to a decent 10 min mile pace for the half marathon.  The plan?  Well, Here goes…. Monday Lower body strength/Kettlebell work/cardio Tuesday Cardio/Misc […]

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Running With the Devil

1 June 2011

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Running With the Devil

Ok, let it begin.  Thanks to a friend of mine, I will be participating in a half marathon on June 25th, which means we need to get in gear.  Coming off of a vacation is great preperation for training that needs to happen in the next 3 weeks.  It has been a LONG time since […]

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Is it Time to Update Your Workout?

20 May 2011

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Is it Time to Update Your Workout?

So you go in 4-5 times a week.  Run 30 minutes and then do some abs for about 15 mins.  Everything is good right?  WRONG!  Ok, I never meant to discount anyone's efforts at all, but it is a fact that doing the same thing over and over will limit your progress.  If you do […]

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Eggs Are Good For You!

5 May 2011

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Eggs Are Good For You!

Read an article today that was all about the egg and how wonderful they are!  The egg: one of the best sources for a complete protein.  Protein is found in both the yolks and the whites, so eating a full egg can be beneficial in many ways.  Protein, vitamin D, along with 12 other vitamins […]

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