Scott Muggleton is driven by the pleasure of finding things out. Finding motivation in discovery, understanding, and doubt, Scott is constantly contemplating his role and purpose in a world filled with mystery and phenomenon. With a Masters of Science in Geology from the University of New Mexico, Scott’s role as a scientist has fused with all aspects of his life, including his approach to athletics and nutrition.
As an ultra-distance runner, Scott applies his academic background and intellect to developing and executing an effective training program. In order to participate in a sport characterized by the need for endurance and perseverance, Scott recognizes the benefits of a high-nutrient and low calorie dense diet. By focusing on plant-based nutrition and the consumption of vegetables, beans, whole grains, legumes and fruits, Scott finds the proper formula to sustain him through grueling events.
As a scientist, Scott applies an evidence-based philosophy to eating; finding validity in the fulfillment of human nutritional needs through a well-executed plant-based diet. Scott’s intellectual curiosity has also brought him to the investigation of the politics of food–including global food production, consumption, health and hunger. With a pure spirit of inquiry and reverence for the universe, Scott is honored to be part of the endurance community, which he finds filled with inspiration and victory.