Cauliflower: if not the new kale, then what?

September 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Cauliflower is suddenly everywhere, and for good reason: it’s versatile, nutritious, and can be paired with just about anything


Metabolism myths busted: what daily caloric burn actually looks like

September 6th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Surprisingly, exercise only accounts for 10-30 percent of daily caloric burn


Decrease in athletic performance from low-carb high-fat diet

September 2nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A 2018 case study in the Human Kinetics Journal revealed that a long-term low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet impaired the performance and well-being of a world-class vegetarian triathlete


Is vegan protein powder good for you?

August 31st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A 2018 study sparked a conversation about protein powder, specifically vegan protein powder, and its link with heavy metals


Best fast food options for the traveling runner

August 31st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Traveling this long weekend? Here are suggestions for healthy-ish food on run


Are you at risk for RED-S?

August 27th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re concerned you could be dealing with RED-S, considering checking out the LEAF Questionnaire


Eat like Shalane Flanagan for a day

August 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If 2017 TCS New York City Marathon winner, Olympian, and Bowerman Babe Shalane Flanagan is your running hero, then check out her newest cookbook: Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. 


Understanding caloric intake: it’s more complicated than you think

August 16th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

By the time you’ve begun losing weight, other systems in your body have likely been compromised for sometime without you noticing it


All hail the avocado

July 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

So many reasons to make avocadoes a regular part of your runner’s diet


Gut-training can decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in ultrarunning events

July 30th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Study suggests that practising your nutrition intake can decrease GI distress


Nutrition myth busted: Caffeine is not dehydrating

July 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

You can rest assured that your morning cup of coffee won’t result in net hydration loss before a big long run


What to eat before your early morning run

July 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re already waking up very early to run, chances are you don’t want to push the alarm up to accommodate digestion time