“How much protein do runners need?” is one of the most frequently asked questions I hear from athletes, and for good reason: nutrition can feel overwhelming and confusing. In a world where nutritional recommendations for endurance athletes gets muddled with nutritional recommendations for power or strength athletes, which can get muddled with nutrition recommendations for general fitness, or weight loss: it’s no surprise that so many runners have a hard time understanding how/what/and when…
Do you run regularly? Then you should understand what runners food is and why proper nutrition is key to performing your best. Whether you run 5K's for fun or are looking to BQ soon, food plays a huge role in achieving your goals. Find out what to eat (and what NOT to eat) to feel your best!
Incorporating an easy meal prep routine into your week will keep you accountable and more likely to stick to your healthy eating goals during the week. Here is what my meal prepping routine looked like this summer.
The Female Athlete Triad and RED-S syndrome are high on the collective conscious of runners, for good reason. Diet culture and running have a long history, and running nutrition is far from simple. Both of these syndromes are tied to under-fueling and overtraining. The consequences include infertility and amenorrhea. Could IIFYM and counting macros be a solution for some runners wanting ensure they are fueling sufficiently? #runningforbeginners #runningtipsforbeginners #runnerdiet
You can't outrun a bad diet. Those are the obvious, yet true, words about nutrition for runners from my friend and elite running nutritionist Kyle Pfaffenbach, Ph.D. Runners are constantly asking him (me included) what the "right" approach is t [...]
looking for advice on what to eat for runners? This running nutrition guide is a complete explainer to nutrition for runners - it details the role of the various macronutrients and how to use them effectively to improve your running game!