Are Simple Sugars Better Than Complex Carbohydrate?

The Skinny On Carbohydrate part 3: Simple vs. Complex If you are a fitness and nutrition nerd like me you will be aware that carbohydrate (CHO)  is a major point of contention in the realm of diet experts and amateur bloggers.  The opinions range from those who completely vilify carbohydrate and contend that it isContinue reading “Are Simple Sugars Better Than Complex Carbohydrate?”

Biohacking the Tetris World Championships

I hung my head as the final piece stacked up on the screen.  Another year, another crushing loss in the Semi-Finals of the NES Tetris world championships.  Yes, you read that right.  The NES Tetris world championships is a thing.  I placed 4th this year. For the better part of my life I have spent anContinue reading “Biohacking the Tetris World Championships”

Nutrition for the Spartan Beast

We arrived to the Vail lake park to the ominous sight of a massive cloud gathering in the valley.  As the sun rose above the hillside, it was hard to make out what the cloud actually consisted of.  The air was too dry and we were to far east for it to be fog.  ItContinue reading “Nutrition for the Spartan Beast”

Train Low Race high For Results

Train low race high: an intro to alternative fueling approaches In endurance training there is an advanced concept called “Train low race high”. The concept centers around increased efficiency burning endogenous (inside of you) fuel sources.  The theory is that an athlete needs to be good at burning fat for fuel, but at the same time not lose their ability toContinue reading “Train Low Race high For Results”

6 Reasons cycling Carb intake will make you kick more ass

I like to chow down on a bunch of crappy food as much as the next guy.  But I also like to kick ass and be lean.  Do you have any interest in kicking more ass and becoming more lean while still occasionally eating “poor” food choices?  The key to decreasing body fat and havingContinue reading “6 Reasons cycling Carb intake will make you kick more ass”