Fitness Tips

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 […]

Hydration

What You Need To Know About Hydration The standard rule of thumb is to drink enough water to equal half your body weight in ounces (so if you weigh 150 lbs. that would be 75 ounces of water a day).  But it’s important to listen to your body and adjust that number up or down […]

Top 5 Foods for Runners to Avoid

1.  Refined Grains: Unlike whole grains that contain at least part of their bran and germ layers, processed and refined grains, which are found in our donuts, bagels, bread, pasta, and most desserts, basically everything we as runners love to double down on, have both the bran and germ removed during processing; therefore all of the […]