This TEDx talk really highlighted something I personally need to focus on going forward. SLEEP! I’ve have too many late nights working and studying where in reality the time was mostly unproductive.

It requires a “leap of faith” to make ourselves go to bed earlier so that we can be more productive tomorrow.

As Dr. Parsley point out, the lack of sleep most of us get not only negatively affects our athletic performance it also impacts us at school, on the job, and how we interact with family and friends.

This video will open your eyes and then make you want to get some rest.

TEDx Reno Video Link

Special thanks to Angelo Coppola of the Latest in Paleo Podcast for bringing this video to my attention.

Salad Ingredients to Consider

salad ingredients

Endless Salad Ingredients We can find an almost endless amount of salad ingredients to include in this dish. This little graphic sprang to life the other night as we continued to pull more stuff out of our fridge to pile into our bowl of lettuce. Hopefully it will provide a few ideas. Maybe next time […]

Ironman St. George 70.3 Race Report

At the finish line.

Ironman St. George 70.3 Overview This past weekend I made the short drive from Las Vegas to Utah to challenge myself in the 2014 St. George Ironman 70.3. With breathtaking scenery throughout the course I quickly understood why this race has become one of the Marquee events on the Ironman circuit. Also designated as the U.S. […]

Confused by Paleo

raw steak and carrots

Paleo as in “Paleo-Style Diet” has continued to grow and garner attention. Rightfully so, and while I still have many questions, Paleo ideas generally tend to make sense. Can some of these concepts be adopted for better endurance performance and overall health? I think so. However, as a fast growing movement, original ideas tend to […]

How To Build a Road Bike e-Book

Flo Cycling

You can download this free e-book from the guys at Flo Cycling. This local Las Vegas company specializes in building affordable aero wheels for cycling and triathlon.

Simply Orange by Coke is Anything But Simple

whole orange

Bloomberg Businessweek “Don’t let the name fool you. Coca-Cola’s (KO) Simply Orange juice is anything but pick, squeeze, and pour. That cold glass of 100 percent liquid sunshine on the breakfast table is the product of a sophisticated industrial juice complex.” “The Black Book model includes detailed data about the myriad flavors—more than 600 in […]

I Will Eat Any Food In the House

Cheese Puffs

My pantry has become overrun with unhealthy food meaning that I need to do a little housekeeping. I’ve learned that if we have unhealthy food in the house I will eat it. Something within my psyche just won’t allow food to go to waste. However, I take a little reprieve in knowing that some of […]