Posts From the monthly archives: "April 2011"

Breakfast the morning of a race can be a challenge. Nerves are going. Stomach is queasy. You are checking all of your gear for what seems like (and may be) the millionth time. And, I’m saying you need to eat some breakfast, too. Yup, breakfast. Breakfast the morning of the race is important to…(Read More)

The triathlon and running season is heating up here in Houston and around the country. If you are competing or doing races of any significant length this year, you need to plan how you will fuel your body during the event. What you do depends on the length of the event. For a 5K you…(Read More)

I had knee surgery last June and my rehab has been slower than expected. I have an entry for the New York Marathon in November and have been thinking about starting my training. Last week the UPS man delivered a package of motivation – he delivered my New York Marathon “In Training” shirt. Time to…(Read More)

It is heating up out there – both the weather and racing!  When planning your race nutrition and hydration, it is important to keep these two items separate. The first item is fuel. When you plan your race nutrition, there is a certain number of calories or grams of carbohydrates per hour that you aim…(Read More)

One of the only TV shows I keep up with is “The Biggest Loser.” I do not agree with everything, but am also inspired by how the contestants transform not only physically, but mentally. In an episode a couple of weeks ago, the contestants went home for two weeks. When they returned to the ranch…(Read More)

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