Adaptation

Adaptation

Not long ago, I learned the term “adaptive athlete,” which describes an athlete with a physical or mental disability. Having previously encountered phrases like “disabled” or “Special Olympics,” I much prefer the connotations of this new term. Consider the alternatives: Handicapped – There is some speculation that this word originates … Read more

The Socratic Diet

The Socratic Diet

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates For the past two years, I have followed a rough interpretation of Barry Sears’ Zone Diet [1], which has allowed me to see improvements in my training for endurance races, feel mentally sharp and energized, and maintain a healthy weight and body … Read more