Iron Out Your Nervousness

Iron Out Your Nervousness

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20 Feb 2018

I am currently training for my 10th Ironman competition this summer (a 3.8 km swim, a 180-km bike and a 42.2 km run.) Whenever I start to fixate on the outcome, I always go back to some great advice from my family doctor before my very first Ironman race in 2003. During my annual medical…

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But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 3

But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 3

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20 Feb 2018

For many years, Dave and I batted around the idea of moving to plant-based diet. Our primary concern was finding adequate protein sources to fuel our training and long-term health. Here is another myth about protein sources to build, repair and maintain muscle you may have thought and some answers that will help. MYTH: It…

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But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 2

But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 2

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20 Feb 2018

Protein is a very important part of our diet. There is a lot of information swirling around about protein, both facts and untruths. As endurance athletes, we continually research and evolve our nutrition knowledge to help us optimize performance. We found protein to be a confusing issue. There are a few myths you may have…

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But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 1

But where is the protein?!” Getting protein on a plant-based diet – Part 1

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20 Feb 2018

For years Dave and I talked about moving to a plant-based diet. For years we have eaten a clean, whole-food based diet that included fresh fruits and vegetables, but also fish and lean chicken. As endurance athletes, our biggest concern was whether we would get sufficient protein to repair and build muscle and achieve peak…

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Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

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20 Feb 2018

Dave and I have competed in many Ironman competitions. It’s a common practice from friends and family to post signs of support along the bike and run route. We agree the most humorous message we ever saw was posted about half-way along the 180-km bike course on one Ironman race. Amid all the motivational and…

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