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Category: Fitness


Ironman Fueling: Some Hard-Earned Advice and Tips


I have a ton of Ironman content coming in the next few weeks on here and on the Consummate Athlete Podcast, but one of the key things I wanted to talk about was food and hydration, since those were the biggest factors, in my …



8 Pro Tips to Keep You Cool for a Summertime Run


Writing this article was hella helpful in the last couple months of training for Ironman… It’s not always easy to practice what I preach with this stuff, but I knew that the run and staying hydrated was going to be a limiter for me …




A Few Pre-Ironman Pieces of Advice From the Homestretch


Hard to believe it was almost a year ago when we decided to sign up for Ironman Canada. It’s my second time doing Ironman, and there are a lot of things I’ve put in place to have a better race than the first time. …



The Power of the Placebo Effect as a Performance Boost


This was such a meta article to write. If you know something is only going to work if you’re relying on the placebo effect that it has, will it still have a placebo effect? Answer: kind of. I loved chatting with Tracy Stanard (who …





Should Every Runner Be Deep Water Running?


Deep water running, WTF? I saw a sign for this at the pool in Collingwood a few weeks ago and was intrigued: I remember deep water running in college when my legs were super cramped and I couldn’t run, but the idea of doing …



All About Collagen, The Newest Super-Ingredient


This was a super fun article to do for Nylon, a deep dive into what the deal with collagen is. I’m a big fan, and it’s been making the rounds in the ‘wellness’ community the last few months. Personally, I dig it because it’s …