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3 of the Best Nutrition Tips for New Runners

3 of the Best Nutrition Tips for New Runners

Tip One Just like your new running muscles are now getting used to running, your gut is also adjusting to this new exercise routine as well. Most of the time runners experience gut upset/distress because their gut simply isn’t used to digesting fuel in and around the...

Running on empty?

Running on empty?

Not so fast. Let’s demystify hunger on the run.    Is “runger” a thing? That’s a term we just made up for running while hungry. And the answer, according to Dr. Kyle Pfaffenbach — a professor in the Health and Human Performance program at Eastern Oregon...

Marathon week nutrition do’s and don’ts

Marathon week nutrition do’s and don’ts

Before you go on to read race week do’s and don’ts, the most important lesson here is that the gut is highly trainable. Therefore, in the weeks and months leading up to race day when we are training our body and muscles to handle to 42.195km distance, we also want to...

What to eat post-workout

What to eat post-workout

Starting Point Good Nutrition; before focusing on pre and post workout meals it is important to assure that you are having well balanced meals and offering to your body the fuel it needs.Pre-Workout Your pre-workout meal can be done in a window of 3 hours to 30...

Run stronger in 2021: Improve your mental strength

Run stronger in 2021: Improve your mental strength

Training your body is just a start if you want to run at a high level. Understanding and building mental strength can boost your performance, too.  A missing piece in the performance puzzle Many runners spend lots of time and energy on the physical aspect of the...

Run merry Christmas recipes

Run merry Christmas recipes

Yes, it’s a lot of fun opening all the presents on Christmas day. But let’s be real here, one of the best parts of Christmas is the FOOD! Nutritional Therapist Luana Marchi has put together some healthy and delicious Christmas recipes that are sure to become family...

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