Training Zones

For those of you who read my first blog post on 3 Key Aspects of Running Performance, you’ll remember that I cited Lactate Threshold (LT) as being an even better indicator of running performance than VO2MAX. It’s because of this fact that I base all...

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3 key aspects of running performance

Let’s get our hands dirty, and jump right in.   I believe it’s human nature to want to advance, or improve on, what has been achieved in the past. If that wasn’t human nature, we simply wouldn’t be where we are as a human race. That being...

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Chocolate covered peanut butter date bars

These. are. AMAZING.   They also cannot be easier to make, which is what makes them so great. The bars are sweet and decadent but also light and easy to chew, making them a great pre/during exercise fuel.   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup dates (soaked in warm water for up to 15...

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Chia Pudding

I’m one of those people who has always been willing to have dessert instead of a meal. I mean a slice of carrot cake for lunch is appropriate, right? Luckily I don’t have to fool myself in this case because chia pudding is genuinely healthy. What are...

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The dreaded P-word

Every vegetarian has been asked this question time and time again. People are supportive of your decision to become a vegetarian but are genuinely (and ironically) concerned about your health. Shocked expressions are followed by the (now much anticipated) phrase: “but where will you get...

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