8 results for tag: becca blumberg

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 ... More

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 ... More

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 ... 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, ... More

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 (carbohyd... More

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 ... More

Recipe: Red Beans and Rice for Endurance Runners

Plant-based and plant forward diets are popular among endurance athletes. The carbohydrates that they provide play a key role in fueling the body for long distance events. Plants are also rich in antioxidant vitamins and minerals which promote rapid recovery. In the past, people thought that you had to have “complementary ... More

San Francisco’s Becca Blumberg, MS, RDN: Gut Nutrition is Key for Running, Think Ahead and Start From Day One

By Becca Blumberg If you are new to running, or new to the marathon distance, you might wonder why a dietitian would be a part of your training team. Why talk about nutrition for running at all? The truth is, whether you are running 5k or 50k, nutrition can make or break your race day experience. It impacts every ... More