Nutrition

Take a Shot With These Wellness Drinks

No not those kinds of shots. We’re talking potent, non-alcoholic, 2-oz. drinks that improve digestion, boost immunity and increase your energy—all in one gulp.

How to Feed Your Mind to Boost Performance

As athletes, we often focus on the physical side of sport—the training and the body. However, the mind is a powerful influence over the physical and performance. From mood to food cravings, to sleep and cognitive function, our state-of-mind trickles down to the rest of our body. Start mindfulness in the kitchen with these five […]

A Top College Runner Opens Up About Her Struggle With Amenorrhea

Emma Abrahamson didn’t get her first period until age 22, after she stopped training. She wants other young women and girls to learn from her story. By the time Emma Abrahamson graduated from the University of Oregon in March 2018, she had been running competitively for 11 years—three of them as a Duck, representing one […]

Weeknight Winners: Easy Seafood Dishes

Seafood has a lot going for it nutritionally, which is why the running crowd should serve up these gifts of the sea more often. These recipes will help you get hooked on the most nutritious and sustainable gems from the fishmonger. Salmon Tacos with Orange Salsa Buttery salmon is swimming in omega-3 fats to make […]

Fuel Up With Our Pick of the Best 2019 Gels, Bars, and Drinks for Runners

We downed more than four dozen new gels, bars and drinks to find our favorite 15 based on taste, texture and function. The one thing we learned: There is no end to sports foods’ inventiveness. Get ready for an elevated culinary experience in tiny packaging. GELS Gu Energy Labs Hoppy Trails Energy Gel The newest flavor of […]

These Pro Runners Will Bake You a Cake (or Loaf of Bread) as Fast as They Can

In America’s speediest kitchens, the carbs are made from scratch and shared with love. What do Molly Huddle, Emma Coburn, Aliphine Tuliamuk, and Colleen Quigley have in common—besides a combined 44 national titles, a couple of Olympic teams, and a few American records? They’re all aces in the kitchen. When it comes to high-quality nourishment, […]

How Much Do You Need to Hydrate to Go the Distance?

Fine-tune your electrolyte needs for your next race. Electrolytes, like sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium, are electrically charged particles which, when dissolved in water, produce charged ions. These ions permit the flow of electrical signals throughout the body. Electrolytes own many roles, such as helping to maintain fluid balance, heart rhythm and the functioning of […]

Move Over, Tart Cherry Juice—Pomegranate’s Stepping Up

The Power Of Pomegranate You may be aware of the potential performance benefits associated with tart cherry juice and beetroot supplements. However, these aren’t the only elixirs that may help improve your running. Pomegranate juice has been shown to be another key player in the ergogenic aid space, with research linking it to greater blood […]