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Healthy Summer Appetizers

Summer marks the time of year for pool parties and barbecues, and if you’re anything like us, you look forward to time filled with good friends and delicious food. Check out three of our favorite healthy summer appetizers – sure to tantalize your taste buds:  “Healthified” Spinach Dip by Megan Irene Katz Serves eight 1 […]

Simple Spring Salad

With spring temperatures already on the rise, we here at Women’s Running are craving lighter fare with lots of fresh veggies and fruits. Today’s post is dedicated to one of our favorites – a Simple Spring Salad. This super easy-to-prepare salad combines cool lettuce with juicy strawberries, and crisp celery – topped off with crunchy almonds and […]

Editor’s Corner: Post-Workout Fueling

Now that I’m nine weeks away from running Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon—you can follow my progress @JessieSebor—I’ve started to take my relationship with marathon training to the next level . . . What do I love about marathon training? Sore Legs Long Runs Smoothies! Okay, I like working toward a goal, pushing my body and […]

Fourth Meal

If you’re a runner, you’re probably familiar with the “fourth meal.” No, not this one. . . . . .the meal that comes after your run, but before your breakfast, lunch or dinner. While you might be able to make it to your next sit-down meal after an easy two or three miler, if you’re […]

Post-Holiday Breakfast Make-Over

The holiday season is officially over. Unfortunately, if you are like many of us, the sluggish feeling from eating all of the amazingly rich holiday food still lingers. Most of us at Women’s Running magazine are detoxing from the indulgent eating we did over the past month by renewing our commitment to healthy eating.

Tacos for Breakfast

Forget about the standard breakfast burrito – how about nutritious and delicious breakfast tacos? I’m not a dietary expert, but when something is chock full of healthy ingredients and flavor, it gets an A+ recommendation in my book! Following long runs I always like to eat some version of eggs, the protein serving to satisfy […]

No Smoke, No Fire

Can’t stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen fast with easy no-cook meals. When temperatures soar, the last thing you want to do is sweat over a hot stove. Your solution? Make a delicious, three-course meal without ever turning on the oven! No-cook meals are perfect for sultry summer evenings when you want your […]

Let’s Do Lunch

Has your noontime meal become a nutritional compromise? Use these tips for building an all-star lunch from the ground up. Breakfast may be called the most important meal of the day, but a nutritious lunch is just as crucial. “A proper lunch will help carry you through the afternoon and a late day run,” says […]


Jazz up your diet with these cool carbs. Women runners seem to have a natural aversion to the C word. For many of us, consuming the usual carbs (think pasta and potatoes) seems like a bad idea when trying to lose weight and eat better. We lose sight of the fact that they are the […]