Recipe – Turmeric Latte 

After reading the book by Dr Greger “How Not To Die” it gave me a lot to think about in terms of how I can improve my health through boosting my health. So as I learned that turmeric in the bloodstream produces curcumin and it has a great DNA protection and anti-inflammatory properties, also adding a pinch of black pepper increases the amount of curcumin to 2000%. As I run a lot I thought of adding a daily 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 1/2 tsp of black in water then drinking it every morning.


So another way of enjoying tumeric is to make this turmeric latte. It contains tumeric and black pepper plus other delicous ingredients.
Ingredients
2 C of plant milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp tumeric
1 tsp maple syrup
Pinch black pepper
Pinch dry ginger
Pinch cayenne pepper

Instructions
Blend all ingredients until smooth liquid
Pour the liquid into a small pot and heat for 3 to 5 minutes
Serve immediately

Trail Running -Gold Coast, Hinterland

Going back in time is easy to do here.  Just close your eyes are look around…  Stunning Purling Brook Falls and technical trails.

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Trail Running – Williamstown, Victoria, Australia

On a brief business trip I had to pleasure to wake up and go running on the foreshore area of Williamstown which is near Melbourne.  It was a calm morning with a nice sunrise to start the day.

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Quote – Running

 “I loved the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I’m competing with is me.”-Wilma Rudolph

“The Very Basic Core Of A Man’s Living Spirit Is His Passion For Adventure. The Joy Of Life Comes From Our Encounters With New Experiences, And Hence There Is No Greater Joy Than To Have An Endlessly Changing Horizon, For Each Day To Have A New And Different Sun.” Christopher McCandless

Trail Run – Noosa National Park, Queensland, Australia

This is a short video of my trail run at the weekend.  Taken from the great Noosa National Park, Queensland, Australia

“Without patience, you will never conquer endurance.”
–Yiannis Kouros, holder of multiple world ultra records, as quoted in
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Recipe – Baked Potato with Mexican Beans


This is a favourite post trail run meal.   It’s takes approx 15 to make and is in my opinion vegan fast food.
Serves 2 people
Ingredients
1 large scrubbed and washed potato
1 400g tin Mexican beans
1 Tbsp sriracha sauce
1 tsp vegan margarine
1 Tbsp hummus
1 handful of cherry tomatoes
1/2 C sweet corn
Fresh pepper
Instructions
Place the potato in the microwave for 7 minutes
(Depending on the size it may take longer to cook)
Place the Mexican beans, sweet corn and tomatoes in a pot
On a medium heat.
Test that the potato is cooked by sliding a knife into the potato
When ready make a cross in the centre, place the margarine, hummus, pepper  and
sriracha sauce in the bottom of the potato
Then pour the Mexican bean mixture into the centre and then serve with
Another squirt of sriracha sauce and fresh pepper.

Photo – Finishing Line Always Brings a Smile

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Quote – Ultra Running

  “I wasn’t born with any innate talent. I’ve never been naturally gifted at anything. I always had to work at it. The only way I knew how to succeed was to try harder than anyone else. Dogged persistence is what got me through life. But here was something I was half-decent at. Being able to run great distances was the one thing I could offer the world. Others might be faster, but I could go longer. My strongest quality is that I never give up.” 

― Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner