From Low Energy to High Mileage: How Jodi Turned Her Running Around

Twelve years ago, I had a Michael Phelps moment. I was eating nearly twice as much food and still feeling famished all day (I didn’t gain a pound, either).

Jodi high energy running

Here’s Jodi, leading the pack with high energy!

You see, …

How to Use ‘Performance Multipliers’ For Strength and Speed

Running is exciting because it’s cumulative; what you do this week helps you next month. And your training next month helps you next year!

Running performance multipliers

Like compound interest, training benefits increase with time. The physical systems (let’s not …

Supplements for Runners: What Exactly Do You Need?

Nutrition is an area full of myths and rumors, particularly when it comes to supplements for runners. Here’s how to navigate through the confusion to find exactly what you need.

supplements for runners

Running nutrition can be a confusing arena in …

Nichola Ludlam-Raine, RD on Running with Diabetes, Detoxes & Calories

Running is simple – but it ain’t easy. Nutrition is similar: simplicity is far more effective but hard to find. It’s like we pride ourselves on making things harder than they need to be…

healthy diet nutrition

With running, you can be …

Superfoods, Veganism & Fasting: A Registered Dietitian’s Perspective

There’s no shortage of nutrition advice on the web. In fact, even Amazon hosts over 70,000 cookbooks!

diet for runners

I find that staggering. Is eating – such a basic human need – really this complex?

Whatever happened to Michael Pollan’s …

Pro Triathlete Jesse Thomas on Fueling for Ironman Triathlons

The average human male needs about 2,500 calories a day to support his weight and metabolism. Jesse Thomas eats more than double that.

Jesse Thomas Triathlon

You might recognize Jesse as the dude who races in Aviators (there’s never an inappropriate

Better Nutrition = Faster Racing (here’s how)

Today I want to talk about something important: FOOD!

The garden is still kickin’

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I love food. I’m sure you do, too. Runners know that …

Madga Boulet on How to Overcome the Daunting 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Can we all agree that running is hard? Whether you’re training for a 5k or running up a staircase built into a mountain (see below), running has its unique challenges.

Inside My Diet: 3 Plant-Based Diet Strategies for Better Performance

I’m a proud omnivore. I firmly believe that eating a balanced, “whole-foods” diet is the key to both long-term health and improved running performance.

The evening haul from the garden ????@mseelaus

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Ask the Registered Dietitian: Booze, Healthy Snacks, and Low Iron

The next big frontier of performance improvements is likely to come from nutrition – not training.