Nutrition science is fairly simple. Eat lots of veggies. Eat a wide variety of foods. Prepare your own food whenever you can. Eat consistently throughout the day. However, there’s so much information and misinformation out there, it’s easy to get lost, confused, or forget what you already know. These basics can help get you back on track ...
Off-season nutrition can be a tough nut to crack—but it doesn't have to be! Let our nutritionist Becca Blumberg walk you through it step by step.
Written by Becca Blumberg, edited by Pavlína Marek
The off-season is here and many athletes wonder how their day-to-day eating habits should change. There are many ways in which things may ...
By Ben Connelly
When I was in high school, my teammates and I used to routinely gather the night before a 5k to eat enormous quantities of food – usually pasta, pizza, bread, cookies, and brownies. At the time, we actually thought this would improve our times. Luckily, we were at an age where our digestion and metabolism could keep up, ...
By Ben Connelly
I wanted to follow up last week’s post by delving deeper into some specifics on carbohydrate consumption during marathon training. Carbohydrates are crucial to fueling long runs and recovery (for every athlete, not just runners). But the average American runner probably eats enough carbohydrates to meet those needs. ...
by Ben Connelly
Even many non-runners have heard about the importance of eating carbohydrates during marathon training. But with many conflicting theories of nutrition, even seasoned veterans can feel confused. I hope to clear up some misconceptions today.
Glycogen and Tapering:
Marathon runners are commonly advised to increase ...