Category Archives: Nutrition

Why Am I Hungry ?

I regularly see nutrition advice about how to get to race weight, how to stop being hungry and what to snack on. Generally it revolves around grazing, eating complex carbohydrates and, of course, calories in verses calories out. Before I … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking

Since Wanaka I’ve been trying to negotiate my way between recovering from racing and getting ready for another race which is now just over 3 weeks away. I’ll post later about how this has been going but for the moment … Continue reading

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More Calorie Counting Futility

Having received a few questions following the last post I’ve decided to do a follow up post on tips for eating low carb. To start I will recap a little about calorie counting. I am not disputing that weight gain … Continue reading

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Laymans Nutrition

Most of us probably believe we eat a healthy diet or at least know what constitutes a healthy diet. It’s out there, the message is pressed left, right and centre. Eat your Five a day, avoid saturated fat, low fat, … Continue reading

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Experience

Just had a really fun marathon experience. Achieved my goals for the marathon and had a good confidence boost. Read about it here. There have been a few questions posted as comments. I decided I will not answer them with … Continue reading

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Healthy Diet

This is a topic I’ve tried to avoid for a while largely because I get so worked up about it.  Several years ago, I believe it was immediately post my first trip to Kona I decided to start reading up … Continue reading

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Calorie Counting Futility

Why Do I Gain Weight? Obvious isn’t it – because you take in more calories than you burn. First law of thermodynamics and all that. I don’t think there’s many people that would dispute this fact but really how practical … Continue reading

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Non Stop In London

It’s been a hectic few days … no not because of setting those two things up. Firstly all the travel. Overnight to San Francisco, a day there wandering around and catching up with an old friend before an overnight flight … Continue reading

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Done Recovering

My period of recovery is almost over. I feel I’m doing well at this because I’ve got to the point I don’t feel hungry a lot of the time. I’m waking up not wanting breakfast, finishing dinner not wanting dessert … Continue reading

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Changing Attitude

Continuing the graph theme. Here’s the latest addition to the training diary. Just plotting week on week mileage / hours together with a 4 weekly rolling average trend line. Currently trying to shed some of the pounds I’ve put on … Continue reading

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