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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 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

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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

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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

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Hydration Tips for Running

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg Water is essential for us humans. Without it, our bodies can’t function, period. But since we’re kind of a running-focused company, let’s talk about hydration in running. As a nutritionist and long-distance runner, I want to share my best Hydration Tips for Running with you. Hydration Tips for Running ... More

Mike Wardian Nears the Finish Line of his 2022 U.S. Run

On May 1, Mike Wardian set out from San Francisco on a journey across the United States. Now, he’s got less than a week of running left, so close to reaching his goal he can taste it. Wardian’s arguably long journey has taken him through 10 states so far. It brought serious snowstorms as well as scorching sunshine, people curious, kind, ... More