Get Your Body Fat Percentage Right to Increase Performance

In this two-minute video, Eating for Fat Loss vs Performance, Dr Jade Teta of Metabolic Effect does an excellent job of describing the distinction between eating for fat loss and eating for athletic performance.

  • Performance Diet = High carb-to-protein ratio with low fats and low fiber
  • Fat-Loss Diet = Low carb-to-protein ratio, medium fats, and high fiber (THE OPPOSITE)

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My Boyfriend Bought Me a Lilly Pulitzer Dress and I Flipped the EFF Out

I have been dating BF for two months. He is awesome, crazy in a good way, and generous. Last Tuesday he dropped by my house unexpectedly with a present. How sweet! I was in my room drinking wine and preparing for my Wednesday morning clients and afternoon piano students — talk about multitasking.

BF: “I just saw this and wanted you to have it”

ME: Eyes immediately drawn to the neon pink-green wrapping paper and bag “Aw, thanks, you really shouldn’t have!” (Wait, I know that bag…)

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TOP 5 First Date Stories of Ridiculousness

Names changed to protect the innocent…

5) I went out with Dan who worked as a lab tech in a doctor’s office. Yes, a normal western medicine doc’s office. Halfway thru our first drink at Galaxy Hut in Clarendon he confessed the fact that his real passion was Reiki massage (massage without touching) and he then Reiki’d the heck out of my hand for 5 loooong minutes. Awkward!

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Nutrition during The Ride

“Did you really eat all that grossness?”

Well yes and no. Nutrition was tough but we did our best.

I ate something every 2 hours. Jacob would go a bit longer.

Jacob and I cooked oatmeal and instant coffee for breakfast almost every morning. I put a scoop of protein powder in my oatmeal and sometimes added a cut-up apple when available.

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Sidewalk Chalking George

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On our run this morning, Melinda and I saw some nice sidewalk-chalking. This is not the first time we’ve seen similar artwork. In fact, 75% of the times we run our George Mason/Lexington route (together or separately about once a week), the art is there. George, who are you? (And do you have two single brothers for us to date?) Here are our thoughts:

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