Training the gut basically means to practice taking fuel during critical nutrition windows in training. This is especially important for those who don't tolerate taking fuel during a race that requires over about an hour
Many runners state they prefer not to eat before racing because it makes them feel too heavy or full. It's understandable to want to feel light on your feet. At the same rate it's important not to run low on fuel.
I'm getting into running ultras. Do you have any tips for what type of solids to eat when running such distances?
1) Keep it easy to digest - It's not a bad idea to have some fat and protein in feeling satisfied, but ove
As I mentioned yesterday, there's a difference in the ability for a male versus female to store glycogen leading up to a marathon. Men really can take advantage of improved performance with carbohydra
How long is too long to celebrate after a big race?
I've worked with many different spectrums of post-race celebration. Some choose to throw in the towel for a while. They eat like their still running, pack on pounds, a
Marathon day has arrived! Forecast for the start is a chilly 26 degrees.
Here's what I had for breakfast:
5:35 am - 3 cinnamon raisin English muffin halves each topped with 1 T. strawberry preserves, and
It can be confusing trying to understand exactly when to take fast digesting carbohydrates during a race.
For a race lasting less than about 60 minutes, supplements like gels really aren't necessary. This is especial