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TORN ACL !!

Just found out my ACL and menisci are torn. Contemplating knee surgery completely turns my world upside down. I'm so bummed. I guess I should focus on foods that aid in my recovery and rehab.

Added by Becky on April 12, 2010 at 11:08am — 2 Comments

Adventure Race Nutrition

So I did my first adventure race as a Thrive Nutrition Vegan-ite...After about 6 hours, I had to fall back to some commercial gels as the energy bites I made and the gel just wasn't doing it. I wore a HRM and was testing how many calories per hour I was burning out there snowshoeing, skiing and running through deep snow. It was close to 600 kcal/hour. I was just burning too much to eat only dates and coconut oil. I'm not disappointed though. After 9.25 hours of racing in the mountains and… Continue

Added by Becky on March 10, 2010 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Coming back all the way

I have always been an athlete. From the time I was playing teeball and peewee hockey with the boys, till I was swimming for state high school records, I had to compete. This love for competition and all things athletic continued into my 20's when I took up running and paddling marathon distances and also turned strict vegetarian. Marathons were challenges that pushed my endurance limits and kept me training and thus, happy. I was winning many canoeing races and finishing strong in my…

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Added by Becky on March 2, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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