Making the move from road races to having fun on the trails..
Monday, 9 August 2010
PB - be damned
One of my goals in 2010 is to lose a wee bit of weight - not much, just half a stone or so. Carrying less weight will probably go a long way to helping my knee. However, I've been at a loss as to why I've remained at a constant weight. Despite not overeating and also running a fair bit my blubbery bits have persisted. At the start of last week I found out my answer. I love peanut butter. I looked at the back of the jar for calorie content. Holy crapola! Then I learned 2 things:
- if I stop eating PB for a week I loose 3 lbs. - PB would be brilliant to eat on a long training run or an ultramarathon where you need lots of calories crammed into a small space.