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4 Nut Butter Bars Runners Love

Nuttin’ Better Nut butters made from cashews, almonds, macadamias and, yes, even your childhood-favorite peanuts all have similar nutrients that complement an active lifestyle: plant-based protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. When you eat it, though, you can often be left with a sticky, oily mess. Now, with a surge in nut butter […]

Feeling Nauseous Post-Workout? Here’s Why It Happens.

Tackling Mid- And Post-Run Stomach Discomfort Stomach troubles and indigestion are common complaints among runners. In fact, the frequency of gastrointestinal symptoms and complaints are nearly twice as high for running than for other endurance sports, including swimming and cycling. While most of us are aware of the impact running has on our joints, our […]

Making The Case For Frequent Fueling

The Importance Of Eating More For runners, it’s not just how much you eat that matters; it’s when you eat your calories that also plays a role in the health and performance equation. A study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports wanted to shed light on the notion of within-day energy […]

What To Know About The Prebiotics Nutrition Trend

Prebiotics Primer We are well into the new year, and while most people are thinking about what they should take out of their diet to be healthier, maybe consider what you should be adding instead. Prebiotics might be just the addition you need! Not to be confused with probiotics, which provide the gut with good […]

Podium Steak and Potatoes with Jess Cerra

There’s a reason that I eat steak and potatoes two nights before each race I do, and it’s not just that it’s delicious or because it has become my race ritual ever since I won the Xterra National Championship in 2010. It also provides the pre-race fuel I need to go hard. Ingredients: 2 steaks […]

The Perfect Salads to Fuel Your Week

Between constant emails, social media feeds, work, working out, and life obligations, it’s hard enough to get out the door in the morning without having to worry about what to make for lunch or dinner. But here are three great salads that are easy to make, and will keep you performing at your best whether […]