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Fuel Your Training with Natural Energy Alternative…Or even better, Amrita Bars

Lehigh Parkway Run April 12 2015 - Post-run recovery streamside with an Amrita Bar

While whole foods are a great source of nutrition, but they are not always easy to carry¬†along for a long workout or race. I think a more convenient option is to have a combination of whole foods in an easier to carry package. A great example of this would be Amrita Bars. Amrita Bars are …

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IMLP 2014-Week 21 Training Update-The Final Build

My final build week before Lake Placid was a fairly decent one. I took a rest day on Monday since I felt like I needed it. It was very hot and humid early in the week which upped the intensity a bit for my Tuesday night run. The weather later in the week did not …

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Pocket Favorite: Industry Influence on Our Dietary Guidelines

The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why, to this day, the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy. via Pocket http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/10/22/big-food-wants-final-say-over-health-reports/

Ironman Lake Placid 2013 Race Week-Travel Day

Thursday morning the alarm went off around 6am. Actually my Jawbone Up vibrated a little before that to wake me at the optimal wake time giving me adequate time to pry my eyes open for the day. I fired up the Vitamix for my morning smoothie and commenced packing up for the trip. We were …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2013 Race Week-Travel Day

Thursday morning the alarm went off around 6am. Actually my Jawbone Up vibrated a little before that to wake me at the optimal wake time giving me adequate time to pry my eyes open for the day. I fired up the Vitamix for my morning smoothie and commenced packing up for the trip. We were …

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One Year Plant-Based…And Why I Am Not Changing…

It is hard to believe that one year ago I was first posting my experiment with a whole foods, plant-based diet. Now here I sit one year later and I am still doing it with the same, if not more, fervor that I did back then. Many things have changed during that time which I …

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Rev3 Quassy HalfRev 2013 Race Report

Pre-Race My eyes peeled open around 4:15am. 15 minutes before my alarm went off. I was happy to have gotten a full nights sleep and feeling pretty fresh. I rolled out of bed and started preparing my pre-race breakfast in the little microwave in our hotel room. Granola with coconut milk, a banana and a …

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Thad Beaty: Musician and Plant-Based Ironman

Thad Beaty great story of transformation to plant-based and Ironman finisher… Thad Beaty’s Plant-Based Road to IRONMAN Hawaii.

Road Trip to Sprig & Vine in New Hope

Denise and I both ended up having off on Friday, but we never really planned on doing much. We discussed going to the shore early, but with my cold I didn’t feel like being away from home another night. During the morning though we decided to take a road trip down to New Hope, PA …

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The Future of Food

Even Bill Gates understands that our currently diet is not sustainable… Future of Food.