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6 Ways To Bust Out Of A Rut

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jennifer Van Allen If your running is feeling stale, try these simple tips to get rejuvenated. No matter how much you love to run, there are bound to be days when you’re burnt out, bored, frustrated, and want to throw your running shoes out the window. Sure, routine can […]

10 Bad Habits (and how to break them)

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Found on RunnersWorld.com Quick Fixes For Common Running Problems 1. Running too much too soon. Coming back from an injury? Now’s the time to take things slowly to stay healthy. Follow the standard rule of upping your mileage by only 10 percent each week. 2. Refueling badly. After hard runs, grab a high-carb snack, then […]

VIDEO: An Athlete’s Guide To Making Rice

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Rice is a staple of many endurance athlete diets. Rice cakes or rice balls are used by some ultrarunners out on the trail. Rice is a great recovery meal. And it’s a great source of carbohydrate, which many nutritionists say is an absolute must for runners looking to reach peak performance. Dr. Allen Lim of […]

Runners: Here’s Why Sunglasses Are Essential

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Found on Competitor.com and written by Ashley Lauretta Getting ready for a run often involves setting out your clothes, shoes, gels, water bottle and headphones the night before. But according to The Vision Council, one in four adults may be forgetting an important piece of gear when they step outside: sunglasses. When it comes to […]

30-Minute Countdown: The Post-Workout Snack

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Found on Triathlon.Competitor.com and written by Bethany Mavis Refuel during the post-workout recovery window to supercharge your next session. It’s easy to do—drive to meet a group for a hard workout, spend several minutes chatting afterward, then by the time you make it home to choke down a protein shake, you’ve already missed your chance […]

16 Healthy Pre-run Meals and Snacks

Posted by: on June, 24 2015

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S, R.D Before heading out for a run it’s important to make sure you’re fueled. Your body needs high-octane fuel to run its best. Here are some high-carb, low-fat, low-fiber meals and snacks that can provide the energy you need to run your best, for a […]

Eat Healthy Without Going Hungry

Posted by: on June, 23 2015

Found on Competitor.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald There are ways to lose or maintain weight without starving yourself between meals. Everyone knows the conventional prescription for weight management: Eat less and exercise more. But that prescription is changing. No, doctors and health scientists have not begun to recommend that we now eat more and exercise […]

A Weight Loss Manifesto

Posted by: on June, 22 2015

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Amby Burfoot It isn’t just the calories.  It’s the convenience.  To lose weight (and keep it off) you need to drop the remote and move.  So Stand. Stretch. Walk.  And run.  And then, run some more. We live in a culture obsessed with food. It’s everywhere. Buildings formerly known […]

Man Dies At Ragnar Relay Event

Posted by: on June, 22 2015

Found on RunHaven.com and written by Natalie Diblasio Man Collapses and Dies During RAGNAR Relay Tyler Rasch, 46, of Park City, Utah, collapsed while running the RAGNAR relay in Paradise, Utah, The Cache County Sheriff’s Office said. Rasch was six miles into his 6.2-mile leg of the race at the time, Cache County Sheriff Lt. Brian Locke […]

VIDEO: Racing Weight And The 8% Rule

Posted by: on June, 19 2015

Found on Competitor.com In this video, nutrition expert Matt Fitzgerald explains why you should not try to stay at your racing weight year-round.