Just recently my son hops in the car after school excited to share with me that he went 'potty' at school. We celebrated as if it were a major achievement. After all, it's nearly the end of the school year. It only to
I thought I would post this article I wrote for www.runningtimes.com. It's a guide as to how to start developing your race fueling plan.
Owning the Aid Station - What to accomplish and how to get it done
By Jackie Diko
It's obvious in reading my personal training experiences that I'm a fan of gels. I prefer not to take bloks, chews, chomps, and beans. I feel I lose my breathing rhythm when I try to take them at race pace; they can get
I've heard of people taking a gel immediately before a race. Is this a good strategy?
This is an option that for the most part comes down to personal preference. If you eat well the hours before the race, this immedi
You've probably heard that fiber is an extremely important part of the diet. Fiber helps lower cholesterol, control blood sugar, supports weight loss or maintenance, and supports a healthy digestive tract and colon.
It can be stressful deciding what to eat before you head out for a run. No one wants to end up uncomfortable because of a bad breakfast decision. Here's a yummy pre-run or race option. It's a 1/2" x 4" slice of homema
I've heard I'm supposed to eat after I run, but do I have to eat after every run? How do I know when I need to eat soon after running?
Eating can help to maximize recovery and support training, helping you rebound from h