Cycling, Cyclocross, Fitness, Nutrition, Training

The Party’s Over

2 Comments 22 November 2008

My approach is all backwards, but my standard M.O. is to party all ‘cross season and then suddenly dig my heels in and bring the whole overindulgence thing to a screeching halt. I tend to be all-in or all-out.  It’s one or the other.  People say, “Just have one beer.” and I think to myself, [...]

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Fitness, Nutrition

What’s That in Your Mouth?

4 Comments 14 November 2008

Cyclocross season is party time for me.  Beer, bikes, babes and whiskey.  It’s my favorite time of the year.  I love it. But all that partying really takes a toll, man.  I’m tired!  And I look like hell!  And Sal has started calling me “Janice” again (this is a Goodfella’s reference).  That’s never a good [...]

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Cycling, Nutrition

Triple (Yes, You Read That Right) Chocolate Pecan Protein Shake

4 Comments 28 April 2008

Eat your heart out, ErikV.  I have improved upon the double chocolate pecan protein shake… some thought it was not possible.

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Fitness, Nutrition, Training, Wellness

No Really, Get Your Iron Checked.

7 Comments 16 April 2008

I’ll admit it.  I was mega-skeptical about this whole iron thing when it came up.  It’s one of those things where one person tells you about something and then you start hearing it all over. The iron buzz!!  Get your iron checked!  Everyone is doing it! It all started last year when I met HG [...]

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Nutrition

Double Chocolate Pecan Shake (Yes, I swear it’s good for you.)

1 Comment 11 January 2008

Sal has a hardcore sweet tooth. Protein shakes have come a long way and, in general, they taste pretty good when made with dairy or soy milk – especially Jay Robb.  My sister especially loves BSN Chocolate Fudge flavor. However, even chocolatey protein shakes are sometimes not enough to satisfy my sweets-craving boyfriend.  But I [...]

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Fitness, Nutrition

Hey! I found the proof! It was in the pudding! (P90X Progress Update)

7 Comments 27 December 2007

If there’s one thing I know for sure, I am a big old sucker for data. Why? Tracking achievement in quantifiable terms is ridiculously motivating. Today, at my second body composition test, the numbers gave me valuable data for moving forward – and provided a huge motivational boost. 

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