good fats for training

Can Healthy Fats Improve Performance?

Endurance athletes are always looking for ways to maximize their energy. Traditionally,…

Nutrition and Immunity: How To Stay Healthy

Keep your immune system in top-notch shape so you can enjoy outdoor training year round.

Embracing the Fat: The Road to Fat Adaptation

Fat. That tiny word has caused quite a stir as of late…

Fuel: Eat Real Food

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. —Michael Pollan For simple, honest…

Fuel: Listen to Your Body

“Listen to your body.”  This is a phrase I’ve heard many times…

Fuel: The Physiology of Cravings

What is a craving? Mostly, a craving is a desire to consume a specific flavor, texture, or food. But where does this intense desire come from?

Beating the Holiday Rush – Athlete’s Guide to Good Eating

Christmas sugar cookies. Cranberry-pecan cheese balls. Bacon cheddar spread with crackers. Good…

Nutrition for Female Athletes: Facts, Myths and Psychology

Each year since the passage of Title IX, greater numbers of women…

Does Caffeine Help You Cruise — or Crash?

I had just finished a 10K. Just finished. Face still red and flushed, sweat on my forehead, sensations heightened.

Keeping Nutrition Resolutions on Track

Diet has a tremendous impact on an athlete’s life. Fueling up on nutrient poor foods can short circuit hours of dedicated training.