Nutrition & Fitness

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

How to Eat Liver (without the liver taste)

How to Eat Liver (without it tasting like, well liver) 1. Start with frozen grass fed beef liver. Thaw liver slightly. While still mostly frozen, cut liver into one-two inch chunks. 2. Place liver in a food processor. 3. Process until it’s no longer chunky (a bit of chunkiness is ok, just get it “generally” […]

Top 5 Food Groups for Runners

1.  Greens Most green vegetables, especially leafy greens, are full of vitamins, minerals, disease-fighting phytochemicals and fiber.  Fiber helps to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, controls blood-sugar by slowing the absorption of carbohydrates into your bloodstream after meals and helps with the elimination process of digestion (8). More importantly, most greens are high in minerals […]