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Triathlon: The Tale of Ben and Jillian

Recently, two of my favorite trainers/podcasters participated in triathlons, with very different experiences and race results. I thought it would be fun to compare them, and see what we can learn.

DISCLAIMER 1: I was a runner on my high school cross country team, for two years. Pretty consistently, I finished races at the back […]

My week without caffeine

How I felt on Tuesday! ( / Martin Cathrae)

This might be hard to believe, but I did not start drinking coffee regularly until I was in my 40s. Before that, I tried it occasionally, and didn’t like it. I got my caffeine from soda, but even then I didn’t drink large quantities, except […]

Ben Greenfield’s upcoming book (in progress!)

Ben Greenfield Fitness website

Ben Greenfield Fitness website

I’ve mentioned Ben Greenfield and the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast many times in this blog. You might be interested to know that he is working on a book which is a biography of his health/fitness discoveries as they relate to his sports activities and general well-being. One example: Those bodybuilders […]

FWF: Ben Greenfield Fitness and Get Fit Guy (Free Workout Friday)

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Ben Greenfield is a sports nutritionist, personal trainer, and triathlete. He is also a podcaster. It’s no secret that I enjoy the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast. I have mentioned Ben in the blog several times. In fact, Ben is the host of two podcasts: The previously-mentioned, self-titled one, and another called […]

What is P90X2 Neuro-Integrated Stretching?

NIS Stretching (Coach Alicia’s Fong’s blog)

It’s no secret that I enjoy listening to the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast. Although I am not an endurance athlete of any kind, and I gave up running years ago, I still get a lot of useful health and fitness information from Ben’s Q&A and main topics. On […]