The Absence of Nutrient(s) and Hunger

The Absence of Nutrient(s) and Hunger

If you know me well, you know that most days, I don't eat my first meal until well after 12pm. Especially, if I went hard the night before.

I don't follow any nonsensical programming or stick to a certain time period...I eat when I'm, HONESTLY, hungry. Sometimes, I push those limits...just because. I've been known to eat my first meal as late as 4 or 5pm. This is really no different than pushing a little further into a long run or bike ride. Extending a training session just to see how far you can push yourself.

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Intermittent Fasting & Meal Frequency

Intermittent Fasting & Meal Frequency

I was fasting intermittently long before the trendy name and numerous protocols came about. I've never been on any type of I.F. "program" and never really gave it any thought, I just don't eat unless I am hungry. Crazy concept, I know. Most people stuff their faces long before it's time to refuel. When the fuel tank is full and you keep fueling, bad things come about.

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Be in the moment...

Be in the moment...

Nothing takes me away from the end goal and gets me focused on the immediate task at hand or next step like working a balance beam. The second I begin to think about getting to the end of the beam is the second that everything goes awry. I either fall or my physical effort must increase significantly to keep me from falling....neither of which are ideal.

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