Episode 21: Rest Day Philosophy, Nugo Protein Cookie and the Year of Fear

In this episode we go over a bit about the Braveheart Canada approach to rest/recovery and off days. It turns out it’s not a one-size fits all model. In Part 2 we try the new Protein Cookie from Nugo Nutrition. Finally, as usual in Part 3, we go over our fears of the week in … More Episode 21: Rest Day Philosophy, Nugo Protein Cookie and the Year of Fear

Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

In this episode we chat about what it’s like for Morgan to be coached by Chris and what it’s like for Chris to have his Mrs. as an athlete. Chris has been her coach since August and we go over a bit about the complicated social dynamics involved in a coach/husband and wife/athlete relationship. In … More Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

In this episode we talk about the negative side of numbers (i.e. training data, heart rate data, pace, distance, weight, etc.). In Part 2 we review Picky Bars (Lauren’s Mega Nuts flavor) and in Part 3 we catch you up on this weeks challenge in the Year of Fear Project. Morgan grapples her inner daemons … More Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

Episode 18: Going the Ultra Distance, Nakd Bars, PBJ’s and the Trouble with Comfort

In this episode we go over our Canadian Thanksgiving weekend adventure where Chris ran and Morgan biked 50 Km (31 miles) from Kingston to Westport, Ontario! This was Chris’s first ultra distance run and Morgan’s longest bike ride in some time. Oh, and it was pouring rain…so that made things slightly more soggy than originally … More Episode 18: Going the Ultra Distance, Nakd Bars, PBJ’s and the Trouble with Comfort

Week 10 of the Year of Fear: A PBJ & Getting Complacent

Morgan’s Fear: #28 Eat a Real PB&J Sandwich For those of you who are confused as to why I appear to have a fear of sandwiches, I will explain. As someone living/struggling with or recovering from an eating disorder, there are some foods that I associate with weight gain/failure/fatness (etc.). Unless I have a specific … More Week 10 of the Year of Fear: A PBJ & Getting Complacent

Episode 17: The Season of “Noise”, Oh Yeah One Bar, a “Scary” Outfit and Daily Meditation

In this episode we talk about all the “noise” that starts around this time of year in the endurance world. Every year around this time, sports new and our various social media apps start going haywire with updates, race reports, training files, etc. So many opportunities to compare your own performance/fitness/physique, so little time! Along … More Episode 17: The Season of “Noise”, Oh Yeah One Bar, a “Scary” Outfit and Daily Meditation