12 results for tag: becca blumberg

Winter Habits to Help You Through the Dark Days with Success

Winter can be a tough time to stay on track with your health and fitness goals. Long hours of darkness, the holidays, and the lack of any races on the horizon all make it challenging to stay motivated. However, it can also be a great time to focus on some non-racing health goals and build some healthy winter habits that go ... More

Nutrition for Trail Running: Discover the Secret Sauce with Nutritionist Becca Blumberg

Conceptually, nutrition for trail running really isn’t much different than nutrition for the road. The goal is to replenish carbohydrates with bars, gels, chews, and other foods to get 30-90 g carbs per hour during the activity. The strategy will also be to replenish electrolytes and stay hydrated with sports drinks and water ... More

Should You Visit a Sports RDN in the New Year? Dietitian Becca Blumberg Says Yes!

The off-season can be the perfect time to establish habits that will take you into your next training block healthy. Maybe you want to focus on sleep or additional strength training. Maybe you want to dial in your nutrition. And that’s where a registered dietitian nutritionist, a sports RDN, comes in. Written by Becca ... More

Five Simple Ways to Tackle Your Off-Season Nutrition

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 ... More

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