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A Unique Pre-Race Meal

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg - Pre-Race Meal Suggestion This is a unique twist on the typical pre-race meal. The fish is easily digestible protein and the rice provides plenty of readily available carbohydrates. Adding some cooked vegetables helps round out the meal without leaving a lot of extra work for your digestive system to do. This ... More

Degree's Not Done Yet Marathon Program - Ashley Z.

Degree’s Not Done Marathoner

Degree's Not Done Yet Marathoner Ashley Zirkle donates her kindey to a complete stranger and keeps going ALTRUISM: HOW MARATHONER ASHLEY ZIRKLE CHANGED A LIFE “You can keep going until you’re done,” says Ashley Zirkle, a Florida-born, Seattle-based marathon runner. “You’re doing great. Just continue to put one foot in front of the ... More

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Degree’s Not Done Yet – MS Runner

Degree’s Not Done Yet Marathon program Story - Sagirah Ahmed Norris “REDEMPTION IS ALWAYS NICE:” HOW SAGIRAH AHMED NORRIS RECONCILED MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND MARATHON RUNNING Sagirah Ahmed Norris is no stranger to running marathons. She’s done the Disney Marathon, the Chicago Marathon, and even the Boston Marathon.  Even though she ... More

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Degree’s Not Done Yet Marathon Story – Mike Z.

Degree’s Not Done Yet Marathon Story - Mike Zampella "JUST KEEP PUSHING:” HOW MIKE ZAMPELLA KEPT RUNNING IN A WORLD OF DARKNESS Micheal Zampella has always loved sports. From soccer to hockey to judo to lacrosse, he knew he wanted to keep moving, no matter what. When retinitis pigmentosa, a rare degenerative eye disease, started to take ... More

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Pre-Run Nutrition Preparations

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg - Pre-Run Nutrition Preparations What you eat before your long run can play a big factor in determining whether you have a great day of training or end up trudging through a death march. This is why having Pre-Run Nutrition Preparations is a must! Feeling good during your long run will help you enjoy the ... More

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Top 5 Veggies for Runners

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg - Top 5 Veggies for Runners We’ve introduced veggies as a crucial part of every runner’s diet in The Athlete’s Plate, on of our previous blog posts about nutrition. It’s easy to know that you should eat a certain amount of vegetable every day but what about the kind of vegetables that would best suit ... More

Post-Race Nutrition Advice

Nutrition by Becca Blumberg - Post-Race Nutrition Advice What you eat after a run matters just as much (or maybe even more) than what you eat right before or during the run. It’s important to take in nutrition and hydration after a long run; your body desperately needs to rehydrate, replenish its glycogen (energy) stores, and repair ... More

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Nutrition During Your Run

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg- Nutrition During Your Run Learning to fuel during your run is an important part of training for a marathon (or any distance that requires caloric intake while running). Taking in adequate fuel provides your body with the carbohydrates it needs to stay energized and maintain glycogen (carbohydrate) stores ... More

Altlete's plate - Nutrition with Becca Blumberg

The Athlete’s Plate – Eating Balanced

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg - Making your Athlete's Plate What we eat in our everyday life has a great impact on everything from our performance to our mood. The food our body needs changes based on many factors, including training volume, frequency, and type. A balanced plate for any individual has several components, however, in this ... More