nutrition

Gluten Free Pre-Race Meal Ideas

July 25, 2014

I’ve been married to the kiwi for over 6 ½ years, which means I’ve made a lot of gluten free pre-race meals. Some have been at home, some have been in a fridgeless hotel room, and some have been at a home-stay house. Heck, I think I’ve even made pre-race meals in a camping tent! […]

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What the Heck is Sablefish and Why is it So Good for Us? Plus a Recipe!

July 16, 2014

If you follow me on instagram, you’ll see a lot of pictures of fish. Yes, we love our fish (SIZZLEFISH)! One of our favorite types of fish to eat is Sablefish. The funny thing is, not many people have heard of sablefish and often ask me about this delicious fish. So I’d thought I’d write […]

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Hydration and Race Day Tactics

July 7, 2014

Triathlon is a tricky sport. You can train perfectly and diligently, yet have a crummy race. Yes, I know this because as a Sherpa wife, I have witnessed MANY races. The good, the bad, the ugly. But after years of racing and a few trial and error “tactics,” I think it’s safe to say the kiwi […]

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Two Gut Health Supplements and Raspberry Probiotic Gelatin

June 23, 2014

A few weeks ago I wrote a guest post on Jill’s blog about my go-to “bonus” supplements for gut health. These are supplements that are extra nourishing to me for maintaining gut health, my gut health. Do I need them daily? Probably not, but I do enjoy rotating them in my diet and the kiwi’s […]

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Chronic Inflammation and Turmeric Ginger Lemonade

June 16, 2014

If there’s two things professional endurance athletes try their hardest to avoid, it’s Chronic inflammation and Chronic Fatigue. Unfortunately, I think most athletes (pro and recreational) have had their bouts of both from time to time. It’s like the plague! My husband suffered from chronic fatigue in 2009 from over training and under resting. Yep, […]

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5 Reasons Athletes Should Eat Fish and Mediterranean Baked Cod

June 9, 2014

Let’s talk fish. Exciting, yes? Actually, you’ll like where I’m going with this. How about we talk about the NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS of fish for athletes and fitness enthusiasts? Even better! You see, we love our fish! And it just so happens that we are FUELED by Sizzlefish! Sizzlefish helps the kiwi (aka husband) get in his […]

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Race Week Triathlon Tips and Repeating our Chances

May 28, 2014

I have to be honest, writing posts on pre race tips seems so repetitive to me, to us. I feel like we have been at this same place for years, racing triathlon. How many more will we keep pursuing it? But you know what? God only knows that, though there is one way to find out…. […]

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Honey Bacon Rice Cakes and Carbohydrate Timing

May 23, 2014

Today I’d like to share a little bit about carbohydrate timing, blood sugar, and cortisol levels. This last post on adrenal fatigue is a tricky one, mainly because it really depends on the person. And like I mentioned before, this is just what’s been working for us in regards to preventing full blow adrenal fatigue. […]

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Feeding the Adrenals- Cherry Sleepytime Shake and Sea Salt

May 21, 2014

Okay, we’ve covered immunity and good gut flora to help fight adrenal fatigue, so let’s get to sleep solutions and the importance of trace minerals. Now, I am not a doctor, I can’t diagnose anyone or anything, but I will continue to share what we do in these situations. Sound good? Like I mentioned in the last […]

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Eat to Perform: Gluten Free Beet Basil & Potato Mash

May 9, 2014

What’s more important, proper training or proper recovery? I’d say the two go hand in hand, yes? But I would also have to say that you cannot MAXIMIZE performance without proper recovery. Recovery is crucial, which means recovery food and fuel is too! Think about it, what you put in your body after you train […]

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