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 […]

Nuts, Seeds and Healthy Fats

Below is a list of some great nuts, seeds and healthy fats to include in your diet. To see why you should be including these in your diet check out this article on nutrition for runners. Cashews Walnuts Pumpkin seeds Sunflower seeds Chia seeds Flax seeds Coconut Oil Flax Oil Ghee Grass Fed Butter

Fermented Foods

Below is a list of some great fermented foods to include in your diet. To see why you should be including these in your diet check out this article on nutrition for runners. sauerkraut kim-chi kombucha plain yogurt amasi plain kefir (no other ingredient besides the cultured liquid) fermented bean paste

Red Foods for Runners

Below is a list of some great red foods to include in your diet. To see how these foods will help you with performance check out this article on nutrition for runners. Tomatoes and tomato products Watermelon pink grapefruit guava Orange/Yellow Carrots Mangos Cantaloupe winter squash sweet potatoes pumpkins apricots

Should I Count Calories?

Should you count your calories? No. Should you run naked through the streets in the middle of a snow storm? Maybe? Should you wear grellow and take the Idiots Running Club oath? Yes. Alright, move along folks, that’s it. Simple answers to simple questions. Okay, okay, perhaps you are a person who needs more of […]