It's Monday and you know what that means .. The Monday Musings"

Books I'm Listening to/Reading

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet by Nina Teicholz

Article of the Week

Rewriting The Fat Burning Textbook – Part 2: Why You’ve Been Lied To About Carbs And How To Turn Yourself Into A Fat Burning Machine by Ben Greenfield 

Words that Caught My Eye

To find yourself, think for yourself ~ Socrates

Gear that is Cool

Polar V800 GPS Sports Watch - As far as triathlon watches go, the Garmin 920XT most definitely has the market cornered. That doesn't mean there aren't other legitimate options out there and the Polar V800 is definitely one of those options. Track you swimming, running and cycling all in one place. The watch also includes a triathlon mode that let's you track all three at once, including transitions. It also comes with suite of potential add-on accessories including HRM, cadence/speed senors, cycling power meter and stride sensor (all extra costs) that presents any triathlete a complete Polar training package. With a sleek design that doesn't look too bulky, this watch is definitely worth a look

Stretch of the weak

In this video, I'm going to show you a simple calf foam rolling technique you can use to relieve tightness in your soleus muscles. Use this foam rolling technique to help treat chronic tightness and discomfort in your lower calf muscles.


Happy Training!!