How Nick Went “All-In,” Lost 60 Pounds, and Ran a 10 Minute 10k PR

In a world where people love “quick fixes,” what’s actually possible if you think long-term?

Nick Weight Loss

This is Nick, a member of the Strength Running community who adopted a “slow fix” mentality – and changed his life.

Nick could have …

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 …

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.…

Q&A with Coach: “How much faster can I run if I lose weight?”

A few years ago, I broke up with my girlfriend and promptly gained 15 pounds.  The spare tire and chubby cheeks were new to me.

During this low point in my life, I stopped running. I ate whatever I …

It’s here: Nutrition for Runners is now available!

I’m thrilled to announce that Nutrition for Runners is now available!

After nearly a year of development, research, testing, and fine-tuning we are excited to share this new program with you.Nutrition Logo Transparent

Earlier this month, I challenged you to get …

Running for Weight Loss: Is it possible or just a way to “die tired?”

My dear readers, let us rejoice that we don’t need extreme measures to lose weight. No starvation diets and certainly no colon cleanses:

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How to Nail Your Nutrition (without counting a single calorie)

To paraphrase the ground-breaking 1993 arcade game NBA Jam, “THINGS ARE HEATING UP!!”


Over the last two weeks, we’ve dived headfirst into what makes the ideal runner’s diet. And the response has been overwhelming with comments like this:…

Exposed: 5 Silly Mistakes Runners Make with their Diets

Earlier this week, I asked you about your top nutrition questions – and I’ve spent hours poring over the survey responses.

Nutrition and Diet

Let me tell you: your questions are fascinating. So many of us are struggling with different aspects of …

What questions do you have about diet and nutrition for runners?

Last week I shared that my diet isn’t always that great. Fine, that’s sugarcoating the issue: sometimes, my diet is HORRENDOUS.

Diet for Runners

After a bowl of ice cream that would give the Biggest Loser trainers a heart condition, I often …