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  • The holidays are upon us. The time of year for celebrating with loved ones; usually served with generous amounts of food, the occasional alcoholic beverage, and often involving extensive travelling. With so many temptations and so many opportunities to indulge during the holidays, it easy for even the most stringent athlete to struggle to stay […]

  • The Group Ride Despite the gloomy weather which accompanied us from Mill Valley to Pt. Reyes, it had been a very pleasant ride with Coach Dana Williams and a few members of the Mike’s Bikes p/b Equator Coffee cycling team. A gentlemen’s agreement had been struck early to keep the pace solidly in Z2, with […]

  • Easiest Pancakes Ever

    By Dana Williams | In Healthy Recipes, Nutrition Tips | on September 17, 2014

    Yes, it’s so simple. All you need is: – 2 eggs – 1 banana That’s it! Steps: 1. Put the banana in a bowl and mush with a fork until it’s like a soft paste.         2. Add the two eggs to the banana ‘mush’ and stir for about a minute, or until it’s […]

  • I’ll try to make this as straight forward and simple as possible. Here’s how I suggest each element of this dinner is prepared and cooked. Salmon – Pick your desired piece of salmon. 6-8 oz is a healthy serving size. As a gauge, this is a little bigger than your clinched fist. – I like […]

  • Pre-Race Breakfast

    By Dana Williams | In Healthy Recipes, Nutrition Tips, Optimal Performance, Race Tips | on April 11, 2014

    Achieving maximum performance involves stressing your body followed by resting, recovering and rebuilding in order to become stronger. We all know the old saying about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Just think about the last time you went for a long bike ride on an empty stomach. You may have […]

  • Simple Squash Soup

    By Dana Williams | In Healthy Recipes, Nutrition Tips | on November 26, 2013

    T’is the season to enjoy some delicious squash soup. There’s nothing like a warm bowl after a hard workout and it’s cold outside. Here’s how to make it: 1. Pre heat oven to 375F 2. Cut one squash (I prefer butternut or acorn) in halves or quarters and scrape out the seeds with a spoon. […]

  • Fueling Your Best Performance

    By Dana Williams | In Nutrition Tips, Optimal Performance | on October 9, 2013

    If you’ve read Achieve’s ‘Nutrition’ section, you will know that we believe that performing at your best can be directly correlated to what you feed your body before, during and after working out. We believe a whole-food, unprocessed diet is an individuals nutritional foundation. In fact, here’s some simple healthy recipes you can try to […]

  • Salmon & Vegetable Dinner on the BBQ

    By Dana Williams | In Healthy Recipes, Nutrition Tips | on August 15, 2013

    This is one of my favourite dinner’s to make. Why? Well, it’s quick and healthy and there’s hardly any clean up. This is because the majority of cooking is done on a BBQ. Here’s how I do it: Salmon: squeeze fresh lemon juice and sprinkle some sea salt and pepper on your raw piece of […]

  • There are many answers to this question. I’m sure that if everybody reading this right now sent in their ‘secrets’ then I’d have a few pages of unique answers. As I mentioned in the ‘Nutrition‘ page, I believe there are two key component that assist with energy and performance. These are getting enough rest and […]

  • 1. Boost your energy without harsh stimulants!  The unique ingredients deliver an array of energy-reviving nutrients that results in a safe and all natural energy boost. 2. Speed Up Recovery Time!  The Whey Protein helps the body recover by building up protein and amino acids in the muscles. 3. Enhances Mental Activity! Many athletes report better mental focus, concentration, energy […]

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