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  • What Is Fasting and Should You Be Doing It?

    Fasting is getting a lot of press these days. But it’s nothing new. Fasting was a normal practice even as long as 2000 years ago. There are many stories in the Bible of people (including Jesus) fasting for forty days or longer.In January of both 2016 and 2017, I did a week-long water fast. You […]

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  • Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Work

    We’ve all heard that the key to losing weight is to simply burn more calories than you take in. Calories in < Calories out. Part of this thinking is that consumed calories, regardless of their sources are equivalent; i.e., a calorie is a calorie. Historically, calorie-focused thinking has been biased against high-fat foods, many of […]

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  • More Nutritional Myths and Misconceptions

    I’m not a Doctor. I’m not a Nutritionist or Dietician. I do not have a degree in nutritional science. I am not registered, licensed, and/or certified in anything related to health or nutrition. BUT, I have spent the last eight years learning as much as I can about the human body and how what, when […]

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  • Ironman Louisville 2017 Race Report

    As I thought about what I was going to say in this race report, I knew that I wanted to approach it from a different direction than those that I’ve done in the past. I felt that this race required more from me mentally than any race I’ve done up to this point. This may […]

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  • 2017 Ironman Louisville Pro Race Preview

    The pros are back! For the first time since 2014, Louisville Ironman will have a professional field.Several years ago, Ironman Corporation decided to scale back the number of races each year that would have a prize purse and a pro field. Louisville has been an age-group only race for the last two years, but for […]

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  • 2017 Ironman Louisville Race Preview

    If all goes as planned, exactly a week from when I’m typing this, I will be starting the run portion of Ironman Louisville 2017. This will be my fourth time toeing the line of my hometown long-course triathlon. The question has come up more this season than in any of the previous three…”why”. Why do […]

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