So I tried something new before my race last Friday, and it worked in spades. Usually I try to balance hyrdation, caffeine, and food so that I am fueled, right on the cusp of an empty stomach at the starting line, don’t have excess water weight in my body, don’t have to run to the … More An unconventional pre-race meal?
In the past, I have followed a traditional “carbo-loading” type approach to diet – high carbs, very low fat, getting a lot of my protein from milk and beans vs. meat. I viewed bagels, pasta, and pancakes as good things. This seemed to work with me as long as I was rowing 100 miles a … More How a higher-fat diet made me healthier