Butte, Montana

Road trips are huge fun, but it can be hard to stick to a training program. However, having spent most of yesterday listening to Jon Benson‘s M-Power series extolling the virtues of a healthy body, there was no way I was going to skip today’s workout.

So I paid a bit extra to stay at the Comfort Inn last night, purely because it had a ‘Fitness Room’. I got up early this morning to train before I hit the road, but I was TOO early – the fitness room was not due to open until 7am. But I wheedled and cajoled and the receptionist relented.

As we walked along the corridor he commented that it was nice to meet someone who looked after their body – that he used to work in a mortuary, which was full of people who had failed to do so.

This was further motivation, if any were needed, and I breezed through my cardio workout, riding high on a wave of inspiration and enthusiasm for a long and healthy life.

Now it’s time for my super-healthy breakfast of oatmeal with nuts and dried fruit, soaked overnight to convert the nuts from acid to alkaline (healthier), plus flax meal, wheatgrass powder and, of course, beansprouts.

I could just about write the book on meals made with no cooking utensils other than a motel room coffee-maker…

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