Number 401

Number 401

So all the training runs are done, all the hill climbing is done, and all the fitness and form is as good as it is going to get. My head is moving into the right place, I’m uninjured, and I’m getting myself into a state where I can start moving at 11Pm and...
Nutrition: May – Week 2

Nutrition: May – Week 2

Another good week of ketogenic, No Sugar No Grain (NSNG) living and I am feeling good heading into what is going to be a mostly restful week for me. It should be noted, though, that these weeks before an ultramarathon require a bit of care on my part as my training...
Nutrition: May – Week 1

Nutrition: May – Week 1

Back in France, back into a regular work routine, and back into eating the sorts of foods that I am familiar with purchased at stores I know and with a quality I am sure of. It’s said that a week is a long time in politics but I can tell you that, in terms of...
Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Last week I posted about how I could tell I was not in good form while in San Francisco by keeping an eye on my resting heart rate. I concluded the post by commenting: In the week ahead I will be trying to take better care of myself, get the RHR back down, and sleep...
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....