Food in my opinion is one of the most important parts of maintaining performance and making sure your body stays properly fueled. I'm not talking about counting calories and a restrictive diet, I believe in eating nourishing, wholesome foods to help your body build muscle and recover properly. I used to not eat so great … Continue reading Eat to run
Picky Bars are for picky people.
Yogurt is a staple for runners. It can be used for a post-run snack, dessert, or even breakfast. When paired with chia seeds, granola and fruit you have a delicious, healthy and nourishing snack. We tested multiple yogurts in order to find out what organic yogurts taste the best and are the best for you. … Continue reading The Battle of the Yogurts
Over this short month of February we have been trying out new foods and gear that we think you will enjoy or would benefit from trying as well. From dried Edamame to running with a fanny pack???? Dried/Roasted Edamame: This was the oddest thing to stumble across at the grocery store and I knew … Continue reading February Finds
I don't think I have mentioned this before but I LOVE cereal! Some people like pizza others like burgers but my favorite food is cereal. Not only can you basically eat it for every meal but if you buy the right ones, cereal can provide athletes with nourishing whole grains and protein. I like eating … Continue reading Lover of Cereal tries Kashi
Beets. You either love them or you hate them. Yesterday I tried a beet for the first time with the recipe, "Can't beet me smoothie" in the Run Fast. Eat Slow cookbook. I was intrigued by the color and I though that the other ingredients might disguise the beet flavor. After much warning from people … Continue reading I (gulp) tried Beets for the first time
Protein bars are one of the staple foods for runners, it is an easy snack that you can enjoy on the go, and before or after workouts to leave you full. They also provide some essential nutrients and come in a variety of flavors. Here are a couple of our favorite protein bar picks and … Continue reading The Rundown on Protein bars
I've been drinking Nuun (pronounced noon) since as long as I can remember. I brought it to my soccer games when I was 8, bike rides when I was 10, and ultimate frisbee games when I was 12. Now, at age 16, I drink it before hard workouts and during cross country and track meets. … Continue reading Review: Nuun Hydration