Author Matt Fitzgerald on “The Endurance Diet”

Have you ever heard this famous line among distance runners?

If the furnace is hot enough, it will burn anything.

It’s a common way for runners to justify eating whatever they want. If the caloric needs are high …

Fueling for Performance: The Runner’s Breakfast

This year we’re focusing on fundamentals – the bedrock principles that make you a better, faster, healthier runner.

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And there’s no better place to see how far we’ve strayed from the fundamentals than diet and nutrition.

Just look at …

Matt Frazier on Eating Healthy and the Habits that Support Hard Training

My college coach used to say, “Don’t burn the candle at both ends.” What he really meant was, “Don’t drink too much and stay up late chasing girls.

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When you unpack that nugget of wisdom, …

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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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 …