It's been four years since I made the decision to go all in eating 100% plant-based. Over this time I have learned so much about eating healthy and my knowledge has also grown on the positive impacts eating plant-based has on the planet and animal welfare. Today I'll share a bit of what's in my... Continue Reading →
Is Eating Chicken Healthy?
When asked if consuming chicken is better than other (red) meat in the documentary, What the Health, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, responded with, "it's a question of whether you would rather be shot or hung." The link between consuming chicken and our leading causes of chronic illness and death are quite staggering. Today I will share... Continue Reading →
Plant Protein for Performance & Overall Health
Consuming quality protein is critical for overall health and athletic performance gains and recovery. I wrote a blog almost two years ago, The Protein Myths, where I chronicled some of the common myths about protein and where we should have our focus. Here I will share a bit more about protein in the context of... Continue Reading →
Training in the Cold
It was a blustery frigid morning in Tampa Bay Sunday. Well, I am a wimp when it comes to cold weather so a 50 degree morning with sustained 20 MPH winds for a run-ride-run along the Gulf of Mexico comes with some trepidation. Last year I made a concerted effort to train in cold and... Continue Reading →