Monthly Archives: August 2011

health news
August 31, 2011 posted by

The Great American Nutrient Heist

The final prep before my race has me attempting to shed the last vestiges of extra weight from my body while eating enough to recover from both training and the…

August 26, 2011 posted by

Which Is Harder?

VIDEO: BD athlete Adam Ondra repeating Chilam Balam (9b) and making the first ascent of La Planta de Shiva (9b) in Spain from Black Diamond Equipment on Vimeo. The Friday…

health news
August 25, 2011 posted by

The Breakfast Myth

That breakfast is the most important meal of the day is a common saying in the western world. Over at the Fitness Nerd, Denis deconstructs the topic, first coming clean…

August 22, 2011 posted by

Kevin Thaw: A Man For All Seasons

Kevin Thaw interview / entrevista ESPN June 2011 Part 1 from Wild Country on Vimeo. This week I’m adding a couple of vids for Monday psyche for anyone needing a…

August 19, 2011 posted by

Ride More. Work Less.

Lone Wolf Matt Hunter from Bike magazine on Vimeo. Since it’s full on hippie biking season here are a couple of vids for your Friday Psyche. Both are inspiring in…

August 18, 2011 posted by

Is Beer Really Better Than Water For Hydration?

Men worldwide were ubiquitously in high spirits (ridiculous pun intended) over a Spanish study that showed that post exercise beer was better for hydration than plain water. Other than in…

Non-Race Report
August 16, 2011 posted by

Non-Race Report

After crashing hard on a ride Sunday it now seems official that my only races this year will a state championship, national championship, and world championship. I guess if you’re…

caballo blanco
August 12, 2011 posted by

Meeting the Tarahumara

This week’s psyche post is from Micah True (aka Caballo Blanco), who was made famous by the book Born to Run. This is the true story—as opposed to the hyperbole-ized…