ENDURANCE AFTER 40: IT’S NOT ALWAYS DOWNHILL
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Thoughts & Notes
Don't use age as an excuse to slow down. Continue to stress your mind and your body and continue to aide them in their recovery.
SUSTAINABLE EATING: GOOD FOR US AND GOOD FOR THE PLANET
Transitioning to a more sustainable food system requires a concentrated effort from collectives and individuals across the world.
THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF SWEETENED BEVERAGES
Excessive consumption of sugary drinks is associated with many negative health outcomes.
THE PROBLEM WITH FOOD SENSITIVITY TESTS
Food sensitivity testing is not reliable, will likely be a waste of time and money, and may lead to unnecessary dietary restrictions.
PARKRUN: A SIMPLE WAY TO START RUNNING
Parkrun events are a global phenomenon held in more than 20 countries, managed by volunteers and completely free.
AGING MUSCLES – MOVE THEM OR LOSE THEM
Reaching “middle-age” doesn’t have to mean becoming sedentary, even if you have neglected your health in recent years.
PREPARING FOR MARATHON DAY
What do in the weeks and days before a marathon, on race day itself, and immediately after it.
SLOWING SECONDARY AGING WITH LIFESTYLE CHOICES
Choices about lifestyles and behaviors can influence the effects of secondary aging, and midlife is the perfect time to try something new.
RUNNING GREENER RACES
More and more race organizers are committed to delivering greener, more sustainable sporting events.
NINE WAYS TO REDUCE OUR PLASTIC FOOTPRINT
A transition to a new plastic economy is possible, but like all societal change it requires change on the part of individuals.
WHOLE GRAINS ARE NUTRITIOUS AND DELICIOUS
Whole grains are nutritious, versatile, delicious and staple food in many cultures around the world.
NOTES ON 11 YEARS RUNNING MARATHONS
For many, running a marathon turns out to be one of the hardest things they ever do and often the most gratifying, too.
THE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EXERCISE AND BODY WEIGHT
A few weeks ago I completed my last Abbott World Marathon Major: the London Marathon. Over the years, the application and qualification...
WHY NUTRITION IN THE MEDIA IS SO CONFUSING
Like many topics, nutrition is in the midst of an information glut. Articles, blog posts, journal papers, documentaries, vlogs, podcasts,...
EAT LESS BY EATING MORE
We evolved in an environment that forced us to seek very particular types of food: ones that provided many calories from little volume....
WHAT IS A CALORIE, ANYWAY?
Do you want to gain lean mass, lose body fat or maintain your current body composition? If you do, you might end up seeking out a...
EXERCISE SNACKING: A SIMPLE WAY TO ADD MORE MOVEMENT TO YOUR DAY
When we think about exercise we think about changing clothes, about having the time to shower, about getting our base layers and running...
BEYOND CALORIES: WHY NUTRIENT DENSITY MATTERS
The simplest diets focus on calories. They offer ways to work out how many calories a person needs, provide methods for calculating the...
BENEFITS OF HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)
Most of us can't spend hours at a gym in the morning or evening, or spend every afternoon in the pool or on the trail. However, most of...
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