good fats for training

Can Healthy Fats Improve Performance?

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

Is Your Diet Promoting Fatigue?

Lack of energy is one of the most frequent problems I hear about from endurance athletes. But trying to reboot with whatever food or drink looks appealing at the moment can make the fatigue problem worse.

Nutrition and Immunity: How To Stay Healthy

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

Fuel: Navigating the Holidays

With the changing of the seasons there are many things to look…

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.