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Nutrition

Tofu Kimchi Stir-Fry

This fusion of Korean and Japanese flavors is jumpy with attention grabbers: fiery kimchi, nutty tasting soba, and a punchy sauce. Plus, studies show that eating more plant-based protein like tofu is a recipe for longevity.

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Nutrition

Chicken Freekeh Stir-Fry

Made using roasted immature wheat, Middle Eastern freekeh is a smoky-tasting whole grain that is high in protein and fiber. A creamy tahini dressing rounds out the dish.

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Nutrition

Steak Fajita Stir-Fry

Give your stir-fry some Latin flare with this fajita incarnation that is packed with muscle-building protein and the immune-boosting vitamin C found in bell peppers and mango. The stir-fry can also be scooped into corn tortillas for a twist on taco night.

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Nutrition

Nordic Salmon Rye Stir-Fry

This Scandinavian inspired dish incorporates some of the most notable elements of the health-hiking Nordic diet, namely, omega-3 rich salmon, vegetables and whole grains. And sneaking in some sauerkraut offers up gut-friendly probiotics.

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Nutrition

Masala Chickpea Stir-Fry

This fuss-free stir-fry that’s imbued with a flavorful Indian essence is high in dietary fiber to make it extra filling and heart-healthy. To make it vegan, simply omit the yogurt.

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Racing

All Change

So having bored everyone for several months about ‘Alpe D’Huez’ I have withdrawn my entry. Bit of a change of heart?

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Coaching

Dragons, Ogres and Medical Receptionists

Dear iPad, Another coffee shop moment. Another reflection on life… After months, years even, of good health I seem to have had several brushes with the medical profession recently. I know I can have a propensity to be a demanding customer. And of course when not feeling well my ‘demanding’ nature may become somewhat accentuated. […]

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Coaching

Are we nearly there yet?

Dear iPad, I fear we are!! Blenheim is just the round the corner then we will be hitting Heaver sooner than you can say unprepared triathlete! I know that everyone says they haven’t training enough, to trust the plan, to focus the taper… But it’s at this precise moment that I am wondering about how […]

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Coaching Cycling

Well that’s buggered then…

“Well Mr Stivala, I am not sure as your X-RAY is a little inconclusive but I would say you have a fractured scaphoid…” This is soooo not what I wanted to hear 🙁 The conversation should have gone “Man up for god sake, you have a bit of a swollen paw and some bruising heading […]

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Coaching Swimming

No fun in that!

Apparently the lake at Alpe D’Huez is a bit fresh and I am not the best in the cold. So very sensibly decided to venture down to Box End early this morning to practice swimming in cooler open water… What could possibly go wrong…