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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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Mango Vanilla Almond Rice Cakes

April 25, 2014

Tailoring Your Training with myMix Nutrition I’ve been quite cozy in the kitchen these days. Good thing I like it there. Lots of  FUEL prep and Healthy Bites, all things I love to make, eat, and share! Mango Vanilla Almond Rice Cakes and Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Healthy Bites. Don’t worry, I’ll share those recipes! So […]

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Gluten Free Training Food and Nutrition for Triathletes

April 4, 2014

Ahh yes, we’ve come to the end of the week. Feels good. And even though this has been a rest week for us, I’m still looking forward to a some what restful weekend. Then we’ll both feel fully recovered. Speaking of recovery (yes that is my sly segue), this past week was full of good […]

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Getting Ironing: From Smoothies to Slip Ups

January 20, 2014

If you’re like me, you have this perception of what the new year will feel like, or maybe it’s expectations. You know… these—> working on balancing life, shifting your focus towards all things purposeful, being productive, and so on and so. Am I right ? Oh my, those are some high (right off the bat) […]

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The Cotter Feeding Zone: Race Week

August 21, 2013

Well, we’re going. The kiwi is racing. I honestly didn’t know if it was going happen after last week’s bad week of training. As an athlete, he questioned his fitness. As a wife, I knew he was just stressed, it was hot (which makes it hard to perform certain KEY workouts), and he just needed […]

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Fitness Friday with #TeamPolar: Polar RC3GPS

August 2, 2013

Well, it’s Fitness Friday and I have a pretty spectacular gadget to talk about today (Polar RC3GPS). So hold on tight, this might be long one, but at least it’s THOROUGH. Before I start, I just wanted to preface that I am not training for any certain event. In fact, I am just now starting […]

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Food & Fitness Friday Favorites PLUS Why I told a Gym member to Skip my Spin Class

June 14, 2013

Well, I think that wins for the longest title of the year, for me at least. But it’s definitely thorough, yes? Haha. Today I have a few new food and fitness favorites that I want to share, but first let me explain the other part of my title. You see, yesterday I told a gym […]

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Tell All Tuesday: A day in the life (sherpa style)

June 11, 2013

Today is TELL ALL TUESDAY. You see, my husband started this series WAY BACK WHEN he was blogging on a regular basis. It was a post about his daily eats, training, etc. Yup, the daily recap of a professional triathlete. He wouldn’t even let me take pretty pictures of his food for him. It was […]

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Training Talk Tuesday and Barleans Greens Giveaway

May 7, 2013

So, I have a feeling this week is going to be full of product love and appreciation. I’ve been meaning to this for weeks but just got behind. Go figure. Ha! But really, I want to share some of my (our) “food as fuel” product finds. You see, I am in the kitchen probably 5-7 […]

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