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: Image by Australian Paralympic Committee Handicapped – There is some … Read more

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 … Read more