When you run barefoot you can expect to feel some aches and pains in your feet and ankles when doing some hard training — especially when you wake up in the morning. At least that is my experience. What I did not expect was blood in my urine when I returned from a fast 8 [...]
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My Dad had a heart attack directly related to diet and stress in 1992, and again this year he needed a number of stents put in to open some severe blockages. I made some changes in my life, like taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and doing a few repeats up the hill on my bike every day, but I kept the Mountain Dew habit, and the stressful job. … We were under direct orders to eat everything on our plate, and if for any reason we left food on the plate we were served up a good dose of guilt “don’t you know people are starving in Africa.”
… I thought I was doing good on water, but on the leg before the last aid station I ran out of water and I was suffering, my mouth was dry, and I could feel the heat effects on my energy.
Half way into the Sapper Joe 50K I was craving carbonation. I was saving a can of Guru for after the race and I slammed it during the race. The craving did not come back even after the race. So I thought I would put up this poll to see if any of you out [...]
As a Clydesdale endurance athlete I am struggling with how to ditch my belly fat. I am putting in longer and longer LSD runs and my muscle mass increases, my body fat on my arms, chest, and legs decreases, but my belly stays the same. If I eat too little I crash. My Garmin typically [...]