Nutrition – April: Week Four

Nutrition – April: Week Four

The final week of April was a hard one in terms of nutrition that is best described under two headings: travel and America. Travel Traveling is always more difficult that staying home and cooking your own food, that’s for sure. First there is the flying and the...
On the Table: Chorizo and Vegetables

On the Table: Chorizo and Vegetables

Back home in Lyon and I got to cook for the first time in a week. What did I go for? An old favorite of mine: chorizo with vegetables. Preparation is simple enough. First, slice up the vegetables. I chose to go with green bell peppers (capsicum) and some brown onions....
A Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

A Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Every day I record my resting heart rate (RHR), or at least my Garmin does. Why? Because it provides a nice window into how I am feeling generally, whether I am unwell, whether I am getting sick, or whether I am getting over sickness. This last week in the US where I...
The Ballgame

The Ballgame

I didn’t get to run this morning but it wasn’t for lack of desire. After what I can only conclude was a dodgy Mexican fusion meal at lunch yesterday I spent most of the time between 1am and 6am in the bathroom. I won’t go into details but I will...
Nutrition – April: Week 3

Nutrition – April: Week 3

Another week of tracking my nutrition and a couple of interesting points to discuss: the pre-, intra-, and post-race fueling of an ultramarathon without carbohydrates, and taking the NSNG (No Sugar, No Grain) and keto show on the road to yet another country, this time...
Goals for the Ultra Boucle

Goals for the Ultra Boucle

The next race on my schedule and the last race in the first part of my season is the Ultra Boucle de la Sarra (UBS). It will be the second year that I am running this local ultra and I am really looking forward to the unique challenge of the race and the ways it will...