100, 75, 50, 25 workout . Feel better Denny?We headed to Wiregrass Mall and a place called GrillSmith for dinner. I figured I could get something healthy and basic here.We started with a 1/2 price Margherita flat bread. Yummy! Can you mess one of these up? Since the race was in Tampa, Kyle's friend Denny agreed to host us and let us crash at his house. Denny is a killer personal trainer too and he would like to claim ownership of "portions of the inspiration" for the Next I had a Napa salad with gorgonzola, craisins, and balsamic dressing. I always enjoy the salad course. My dinner was fair. It was supposed to be chicken marsala, but I didn't get a single mushroom. I did however get a chicken breast shaped like Africa. Was the restaurant telling me to run like a Kenyan? Nighttime SnackMy new race secret weapon: CHCOCLATE COVERED PRETZELS! I had them before my last 10 miler and I went fast. Why mess with a
It was typical. Toasted whole-wheat bagel with peanut butter and an orange FRS. I tried to limit my pre-race liquid intake..but apparently that didn't work. Here's a link to my nutrition student's take on pre-race eats. Check it out.
I wasn' too impressed with their post race spread. I had 1/2 a banana and a few bites of a dry bagel. I had stashed a Mix1 protein drink in the car and was happy to have that.
Post - Race Meal
Carb fest time! I run so I can eat...right?
For some reason I always want Cracker Barrel after I run? I think I just want biscuits. Nom. Nom.
I ordered 2 eggs, turkey sausage, biscuits, and hashbrown casserole. It was all enjoyed with a big glass of grapefruit juice.
I felt 110% better than after the Clearwater half. I wasn't famished all day but I did allow myself some additional treats...aka wine, chocolate, popcorn!
This week my mileage is down and so are my treats! Welcome back clean, unprocessed eating !
What is your go-to post race meal?
Next week I'd love to feature readers on my WIAW. Who wants to share their eats? Email us - info@Fit2Flex.com
Love and flaky pastries,
Carissa & Kyle