I Love Cubans!

I love Cubans! Not only do I love my great friend Celia Dubey, of Cuban descent, but I have had a love affair with Cuban Sandwiches most my life. When I made the most glorious decision to go plant-based over seven years ago I thought my days of inhaling Cuban Sandwiches were over. Not any... Continue Reading →

From the Pig’s View

97% of all farmed pigs in the U.S. are raised on factory farms living the most horrendous existence ending in a most horrific slaughter. When I used to eat pigs they made me fat, led me to a 327 ml/dL cholesterol, high blood pressure, migraines, inflammation, and increased my risk of heart attack and other... Continue Reading →

The Good & Ugly of Taper Week

The result of a taper week is great but going through it can be quite challenging. Here, I share the good and ugly getting the body ready to race during taper week. I use week in general terms as depending on the race distance and/or importance of the race it can vary in length. For... Continue Reading →

Resting Heart Rate Explored

One of the most useful biomarkers illustrating my overall health and fitness I watch on a regular basis is my resting heart rate. Since starting to run and compete in triathlon and duathlon events over seven years ago, I have closely studied and observed maximum, lactate threshold, and resting heart rates for myself and athletes... Continue Reading →

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