I closed out my 2014 race season with the longest-running triathlon in the US: the XTerra Mission Bay Triathlon.
All that stuff makes it tough for the person who needs a 2-minutes-or-less-no-time-to-make-a-scramble-damn-it-need-it-NOW!!! breakfast that’s high in protein, fat, with just enough carbs to support a mid-day workout. Enter The Concoction.
More than 4300 athletes representing all 50 states descended on Milwaukee August 9-10 for the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. More than 1700 of those would race the Sunday Sprint event – my first ‘A’ race of the 2014 season – in hopes of earning a coveted spot on Team USA for the 2015 World Championships in Chicago next September.
This weekend marks my (first?) ‘A’ race of the season – USA Triathlon’s Sprint Tri Age Group Nationals. While I can probably lay claim to being the athlete coming from the farthest away, all four corners and pretty much everywhere in between will be represented by someone in my age group in Milwaukee.
This year’s installment of the Solana Beach Triathlon (1/4 mile swim – 9 mile bike – 3 mile run) marked the one-year anniversary of my return to racing after a long hiatus.
The second race of my 2014 was the longest running triathlon in the United States. This year, I opted to take part in the 32nd annual San Diego International Triathlon Sprint race (500m swim – 20k bike – 4+ mile run) as a tune-up for the USAT Sprint Triathlon Age Group Nationals in August.
The problem lies in the declaration that the Paleo diet has no science behind it, and amounts to nothing more than a fad. I think the “Paleo” label is absolutely a fad. Most of the principles behind the diet are not.
I’ve withheld anything really subjective on what I think about CFE thus far, instead focusing on tangible results both good and bad. Today, at the risk of coming off a bit pretentious, I’m going full-on blogger and giving my opinions.