Thursday, February 11, 2010


yesterday: 1h run w/ 3k progression + 6x800m moderate (~MP) in around 3:05 with 200m jog recovery + 20min easy spin on bike

friday training and diet:
5:00am - black coffee (organic) + small snack (nuts, seeds, raisins)
6:45am - 10k run to work (44mins) - ran with pack loaded with clothes & food (heavy!)
8:00am - smoothie: coconut water + flesh, hemp protein powder, chia, cocoa, banana, berries and kale
10:00am - 3 hard-boiled eggs
12:30pm - cottage cheese/sweet potato
2:00pm - almonds, dried apricots (pre-workout)
4:00pm - run: hill workout - about 2 hours worth
6:30pm - large salad - cos, tomatoes, cuke, peppers, red onions w/ beef and cheese. steamed sweet potato (another big run in the morning out on the race course).

Monday, February 8, 2010

rediscovering self worth...

with a few setbacks behind me i think i've finally managed to get over them, rediscover my self worth and regain my focus. success over the years has made me question my ability after reaching and often exceeding my expectations. often success has brought on a feeling somewhat akin to depression and with that a loss of focus. time to find the value within myself and set my sights on the achievements i set out to conquer.

here we go...

yesterday: 70 minutes running; food = paleo; weight 78.8kg

today (tuesday 9feb):

0700: smoothie - coconut cream, 3 organic pastured eggs (raw), hemp protein powder, chia, LSA, organic cocoa (3 fish oils, 4000iu D3)
1000: 1 cup plain yogurt, 1 banana, 1oz almonds, 2 hard-boiled eggs, black coffee
1200: 40min run - felt tired and a little run down
1330: 106g sardines in oil, small salad (carrots, tomatoes, sprouts), 2 golden peaches
1530: 1 apple, 1oz almonds
1700: 50min run
1900: kangaroo, steamed veg (kale, spinach, broccoli), sweet potato (steamed) - a little fuel for a hard day of training tomorrow.

Day 2: Early start

After discovering that my wife's bike had been stolen from the bus stop where I had chained it up for my ride home last night meant that...