Kamikaze iPod Running

I love music. A lot. I’ve never taken to running with earphones on though. When I’m in nature, I like to BE in nature. When I’m running on the sidewalk, I like to BE alert. I want to hear if an out-of-control car comes screeching around the corner in my direction. I...

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Tim Noakes High Protein Diet

There has been a lot of criticism of Professor Tim Noakes’s new book “Challenging Beliefs” in which he promotes eating a high protein and fat diet. This is years after he advocated carbo-loading for optimum training performance, specifically for running. It’s...

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Mind the Lollipop

A couple of weeks ago I had a huge reminder of why mindful eating is so important. This is quite an extreme example that I’m quite embarrassed to share, but if it can save just one life, it’s worth my mild blushing… It was a bright sunny day and I was on my way to a...

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Teachings of the Native Americans: Give Thanks

I love the traditions and spiritual teachings of the Native Americans. They have a deep understanding of the earth, how to live in balance with her and how to give thanks for all that she gives us. “The Legends of the Fall” is one of my favorite movies. No, not...

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