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Personalized Nutrition: Chance of Adequacy

With all of our modern gadgets and gizmos, it’s easier than ever to record how much we’re eating and how often. But does our nutrient consumption meet our needs? In this post, I’m going to teach you how to use some basic statistics to calculate the chance that your consumption for a particular nutrient meets your needs. But first, as

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Personalized Nutrition: Conduct Your Own Assessment!

Calculating our nutritional needs and assessing adequacy can seem like a daunting task. On the surface it may seem like we always need professional help. On the contrary, assessing our micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) needs is actually quite simple, and in this post I am going to teach you how! *Quick disclaimer that I am writing this post under the

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Chicago Marathon 2018

Preparation Training for the Chicago marathon was not an ordinary marathon cycle. After completing a half ironman in late July, I only had 10 weeks before the marathon. This was further reduced by a small foot injury which took out another 3 weeks of training. Thus, with 7 weeks to go I began my marathon specific training. To avoid reigniting

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ECSWI 2018

Preparation Between triathlon training and now preparing for the Chicago marathon, no effort was put into specifically preparing for ECS Wisconsin. After a small foot injury post-Ironman 70.3 Canada I decided to heavily revamp the way I trained to build a stronger aerobic base. This meant slowing myself down and allowing an easy zone 2 effort for much of my

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Ironman 70.3 Canada 2018

The Leadup Arriving in Whistler on Friday was a different experience to any I had before. Looking left and right as I drove down the Sea to Sky Highway I would see athletes zipping around on their bikes and running in preparation for their races. From the outside it seemed as if the entire population of Whistler had been replaced

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