Nutrition

Mash - Glorious Mash!

Mash - Glorious Mash!

Who doesn’t like mashed potato? Having posed the question I am sure someone will come back to me saying they hate it.

It is one of those wonderfully comforting winter warmers. My mash is, I am informed by my daughters, considered legendary amongst their friends. Apparently it is some of the best mash they have had.

Planning for 100 miles of Istria

Planning for 100 miles of Istria

The thing with enthusiasm is that it carries you along at a break neck speed until you hit that that reality check with a monumental thud. As part of my bid to stretch my wings and do some new events I fell upon 100 Miles of Istria. 

CurraNZ – the power of the Block Buster Berry

CurraNZ – the power of the Block Buster Berry

When Health Currancy offered product sponsorship with the CurraNZ supplement I was keen to accept.  I had used a sample that I had acquired in a race goody bag last year in the run up to the Volcano Marathon, but with such a small sample it was hard to know how I had benefitted.

Highland Fling Race: slaying demons

Highland Fling Race: slaying demons

There were demons to be slain at this year’s Hoka Highland Fling. I have been open and frank about my experience last year and the wake -up call that it gave me in terms of my preparations for Antarctica, especially in terms of managing hydration and food; knowing how much I need and what I can take and what my body will tolerate. A very different runner toed the start line this year: more experienced; leaner, fitter, stronger, apparently faster based upon my recent D33 time and with nutrition sorted (or so I thought).