What is Performance Nutrition? (and is it for YOU?)

Why are nutrition and diet so complex? No matter where you look online, there’s conflicting advice on how to eat.


Paleo and fat-adapted advocates will tell you to swear off carbohydrates and rely solely on fat for fuel.

Plant-based …

Q&A with a Registered Dietitian: Why am I not losing weight?

Have you ever gone to the grocery store when you were absolutely famished?


It’s a terrible idea – you end up buying WAY more food than you intended and much of that food is junk.

And I’m the

3 Counterintuitive Ways to Eat Healthy (the easy way)

You just ran a local 5k and you’re at brunch with friends, talking about how you’re training has went over the last few weeks.

Healthy Breakfast

Inevitably, somebody complains about their weight or not eating right. Let me know if any …

How Aaron improved his nutrition to “hardly ever feel tired”

Every day there’s a new fad diet that promises “effortless” weight loss and boundless energy. But ask yourself: do you seriously believe the hype?

Nutrition and Diet Questions

Every diet subculture loves that hype. Go paleo, or raw, or vegan! Ditch the carbs! …

Why is weight loss and nutritious fueling so hard for runners?

About 18 months ago, I interviewed Nancy Clark, one of the world’s most famous Dietitians. She’s a best-selling author and she’s even been on a Wheaties box!

Nancy Clark Nutrition for Runners

Her expertise has been used by many professional sports organizations to gain …

How Kimber Mattox (a pro obstacle course racer) fuels her running

Kimber Mattox is one of the most versatile female distance runners on the planet.

Kimber Mattox Fueling

Her accomplishments are so far reaching and wide that I’m confident she’d be successful at any race distance. A former All-American at the University of …

Michael’s Back to Back Marathons – With No Bonk, Stress, or Diet Guilt

Michael is a runner who is willing to tackle monstrous goals.

Michael_No Bonk

Not only did he qualify for and run the Boston Marathon last April, he also decided to take on the Boston to Big Sur Challenge.  If you’re not …

Why am I not losing weight? 4 surprising weight loss myths that have to die

About 40 years ago, several major reports altered the way Americans ate. So began the worst mistake in US health policy: the low-fat diet craze.

The advice was to eat less fat and cholesterol, resulting in a national food …

Inside the Diet of an Elite Marathoner: How Ariana Hilborn Fuels Her Workouts

On February 28, Ariana Hilborn won the Phoenix Half Marathon by over three minutes in 1:14:52 – averaging 5:43 per mile for over 13 miles.

A week later, she placed second at the Mountain to Fountain 15k in 53:03.…

Fuel Your Next Run with this Easy Breakfast Pancake Recipe

If you’re like me, you fall into a rut of eating the same breakfast over and over again. If I eat another plain piece of toast with peanut butter again I’m going to lose my mind!

Thankfully, there are …