Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2008"

Last year, two of my good friends (Jen and Theresa) and I decided to do a triathlon as a relay team – for fun!  Jen and I regularly did triathlons, but Theresa did not (yet!).  We signed up, raced, and had a blast!  We decided to do it again this year and raced the same…(Read More)

Packing Your Food

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A couple of weeks ago, I talked about planning your food for the next day.  If you are taking food to work or school (or even with you to have after a workout), you need to be confident that it will stay at the appropriate temperature.  In food safety, they talk about the “Food Temperature…(Read More)

When people decide to take on a new physical challenge – a 5K run, their first swim meet, a sprint triathlon – they typically jump into the physical training.  I know I did.  Experienced athletes also typically focus on physical training.  What is often neglected is nutrition training.  Yes, your nutrition needs training too.  Nutrition is…(Read More)

Is Food Stressful?

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For me, the answer is yes.  But, maybe I’ve asked the wrong question.  Food itself isn’t what causes me stress – knowing what I’m going to eat when I get hungry is stressful.  This adds stress to an already busy day and is when I’m most likely to stray from my eating…(Read More)

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