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Should Athletes Worry About Gaining Weight Over the Holidays?


Talking to nutrition expert Matt Fitzgerald is always a highlight for me, thanks to his simple and no-nonsense approach to sports (and life) nutrition. He’s the author of one of my favorite books, Racing Weight, and he has tons of practical advice for athletes …




The Outdoor Edit Holiday Gift Guide


It’s holiday season, which means it’s time for The Outdoor Edit’s gift guide. This year, I tried to split it into a few fun categories with two picks per person. The combination of gifts would be great, but either one (usually one higher and …



The Best Ways to Combat Chafing and Blisters for Runners


You know I love talking about chafing when it comes to cycling and nether regions. (I have a book about it, if you didn’t know that!) But I also know that it can be a huge issue for runners, whether we’re talking about the …





Mindful Running: Part 1 for The Athletic Bookworms


Instead of posting questions like I did for our Brave Athlete book club read last month, I’m just going to start a discussion on a couple of points in this month’s book, Mindful Running by Mackenzie Havey. I’d love it if you guys jump …



When Eating “Healthy” Messes Up Your Workout


Over on Nylon, I got to write about a topic I’m HUGELY passionate about: when eating ‘healthy’ is messing with you. I’ve seen a ton of serious cyclists and runners suffer because of fad diets that are touted as the great new way to …