nutrition

GRC WOW: “Diet by Beaux” Cadre: Beaux This week, GRC-WOW stands for GORUCK Challenge WISDOM of the Week. And who better than our favorite war fighter Beaux to enlighten with his unique GRC Beauxetry?  In the following guideline to DIET, Beaux takes aim and fires at some modern nutrition conventions and explains how to go [...]

I consider Ryan one of my closest friends. We were introduced to each other while working at a bar nearly 15 years ago. In 2010, we found a common bond in our passion for mud running. This is Ryan’s perspective of that journey…A special thanks to Ryan for taking the time to share his story…It’s [...]

Mud Run Grub: The Perfect Egg

Conventional Egg-spectations. Eggs get a bum rap. Aside from the excitement they bring to annual Easter-egg hunts, conventional wisdom has linked one of nature’s most affordable and beneficial foods to everything from high cholesterol to heart disease. But recent studies have sent egg-alarmists scrambling and provide solid evidence why the incredible-edible-egg should be removed from your “do not eat” list. [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-21-11

26DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with cheddar Side fresh strawberries OJ Coffee with milk Lunch Boneless Pork Chop cooked in butter H2O Dinner Primal Shrimp Stir-Fry with tons of veggies and one egg over-easy (delish!) PBR DESSERT Full-fat Greek yogurt with banana & blueberries and tsp honey MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT Tabata Intervals: [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-20-11

27 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER Breakfast: 1/2 Poached organic eggs Side pork roll Half avocado OJ Coffee with milk Lunch Primal Bison Chili PBR Dinner Homemade sausage & peppers PBRs DESSERT Hot Chocolate MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT 20 Jump pull-ups 20 tennis court net jumps 2 minutes deep mountain climbers

Mud Run Training Log: 11-19-11

28 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BRUNCH: Omelet with corned beef and cheddar (so-good!) Side bacon OJ Coffee with milk Snack Fresh organic pomegranate seeds Dinner Baked salmon with fresh herb butter sauce Braised Bok choy with bacon PBR DESSERT Coffee with organic milk MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT 4.5 mile evening beach run with 30 [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-18-11

29 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with tomato and cheddar Side bacon OJ Coffee with cream Lunch Miso Soup Small coffee Natural Brownie DINNER Pan roasted Pork Chops with herb and garlic rub Sautéed brussels sprouts Salad PBR DESSERT Coffee with organic milk MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT Tabata Intervals 15 [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-17-11

30 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with tomato, onion and mozzarella Side bacon Tea Banana Lunch Latte Intermittent Fasting (IF) DINNER Primal chicken cutlets (sautéed in olive oil and flax and almond rub) Served over big ass salad with tons of fresh veggies and bacon & avocado Organic ranch dressing [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-07-11

42 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free eggs over easy Banana Small glass of orange juice Coffee with organic whole milk Lunch Coffee with organic whole milk Intermittent Fasting (IF) DINNER Seasoned grilled salmon over spinach salad with walnuts, dried berries, red onions, avocado and balsamic vinaigrette H2O DESSERT Small piece dark chocolate [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-06-11

43 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free eggs scrambled with tomato and onion Side bacon Small glass of orange juice Coffee with organic whole milk Lunch Fresh mixed berries Avocado 2 Dark Beers Handful mixed nuts DINNER Chicken stir fry with vegetables and cashews Sautéed rainbow chard with bacon and onions 1 Beer [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-05-11

44 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER Pre-Race BREAKFAST: Cage free eggs over-easy Banana Small glass of orange juice Coffee with organic whole milk Pre-Race Snack (9am heat) 1/2 Banana Handful mixed nuts Small piece dark chocolate H20 Pre-Race Snack (12:30pm heat) Gel pack Half plain bagel Handful mixed nuts Small piece dark chocolate H20 Post-Race [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-04-11

44 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with bacon and broccoli Small glass of orange juice Coffee with organic whole milk LUNCH Banana Raw cashews H20 DINNER Primal fish tacos (tilapia) with lime zest garlic mayo as seen in Mark Sisson’s cookbook: Primal Blueprint Quick and Easy Meals: Delicious, Primal-approved meals [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-03-11

44 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with grape tomatoes cooked in rendered bacon fat 8 oz Angus Flank Steak Small glass of orange juice Coffee with organic whole milk LUNCH Cream of spinach soup Apple H20 DINNER 8 oz Angus Flank Steak Butternut squash sauteed with bacon and onions H20 [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-01-11

46 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Scrambled eggs with cheese and bacon Coffee with whole milk LUNCH Latte with organic whole milk Carrots DINNER Pan broiled boneless pork chops wrapped in bacon topped with baby bella mushroom Cabernet sauce Steamed broccoli 1 Yuengling Beer DESSERT Coffee with whole milk Small piece of gourmet dark [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-27-11

51 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free eggs over-easy served over Shepard’s pie (leftovers!) Small glass of orange juice Pumpkin latte LUNCH Hot wings with bleu cheese Ice Cold Dos Equis Draft (x2) DINNER Broiled Salmon with homemade parsley butter-lemon sauce Big ass salad with red leaf lettuce, golden delicious apples, avocado, strawberries [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-26-11

52 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs cooked in bacon fat Side bacon Side fresh strawberries Coffee with organic whole milk Small glass of orange juice LUNCH Tuna salad Apple Coffee with organic whole milk DINNER Lazy Days Grouper with a key lime beurre blanc 1 can PBR! DESSERT Coffee with [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-25-11

53 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free eggs over easy with sautéed onions cooked in bacon fat Side fresh strawberries Coffee with organic whole milk Small glass of orange juice LUNCH Banana Latte with organic whole milk DINNER Primal Shepard’s Pie: (ground pork, peppers, onions, string beans, carrots topped with cauliflower mash and [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-24-11

54 Days until World’s Toughest Mudder BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with fresh mozzarella Side of fresh strawberries Coffee with organic whole milk Small glass of orange juice LUNCH Apple Handful (or two) of raw cashews H20 DINNER Sauteed chicken cutlets (coated in ground flaxseed & walnuts and spices) served over a big ass salad [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-23-11

BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with fresh grape tomatoes 1 Boneless pork chop sautéed in onions and virgin olive oil Coffee with organic whole milk Small glass of orange juice LUNCH Organic grape tomatoes and carrots with full fat greek yogurt onion dip. 2 Otter Creek Oktoberfest Beers while watching Jets win! DINNER Fresh made [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 10-22-11

BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs Small glass of orange juice LUNCH Medium rare burger topped with bacon and melted bleu cheese Fresh coleslaw Side salad of greens, tomatoes, and red onions DINNER Full fat greek yogurt with sliced banana and tsp of honey. 2 Miller Lites (cheater!) DESSERT Coffee with whole milk MUD RUN TRAINING [...]

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