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Food for Race Performance

You Can’t Beat This Food for Race Performance If I had to narrow it down to one or two category of foods where I have seen the most benefit for runners (there are soooo many amazing real foods so it’s hard to have a favorite) I would have to go with what would be considered […]

Yellow/Orange Foods For A PR

Yellow/Orange foods are high in beta-cryptoxanthin and beta-carotene, which is a particularly good antioxidant.  Results from a study on the effect of beta-carotene on race performance published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise indicated that there was a statistically significant improvement in 5 kilometer race performance. The average race times during the […]

Runners Need Greens!!

Nutrition is so much like running, small incremental changes can lead you up to big amazing things like running a marathon or becoming a lifelong  a healthy eater, things you never thought possible but with one small bite or step at a time it becomes completely achievable.  This week is I’m going to focus on […]

Heavy Training and Staying Healthy

Heavy Training and Staying Healthy Nutrition is a lot like training. It’s always a good idea to have several tools in your toolbox to pull out and use, but it’s also important to have a good overall plan that you adhere to the majority of the time. So let’s talk about one more nutrition “tool” […]

Sassy you say?

Yesterday I received this email from a friend who had loaned out my book to a co-worker. All it takes is a little bit of knowledge and the willingness to take baby steps in the journey to achieving life long health and wellness. I think this lady is well on her way, plus I can’t […]