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Category: Food



My Favorite Travel- and Training-Friendly Nut Butters


We are a little nut butter obsessed in this house. (Not as obsessed as the Aspire Racing team—during the season, that crew was putting away INSANE amounts of almond butter). But still… Peter uses it in smoothies and on sweet potatoes, I go old-school …




Training Feeling Stale? Book a Training & Nutrition Consult


Looking to take your endurance training to the next level, but not sure where to start? Have a nagging saddle sore or chafing issue that just won’t go away? Can’t get your gut on the right track, and wrecking workouts because of stomach pain …




February Athletic Bookworm Club Read: “Wired to Eat” by Robb Wolf


Hope everyone is enjoying the Athletic Bookworms’ monthly reads—I’m digging this format! For February, we’re diving into “Wired to Eat: Turn Off Cravings, Rewire Your Appetite for Weight Loss, and Determine the Foods That Work for You” by Robb Wolf, author of The Paleo …



Surviving (and Thriving) in Dry January


I decided to repost this article I did last year on Dry January today because, well, when I published it last year, it was after I’d already made it through the month. But for some of you who are contemplating starting it for this …



Our (Free) 7-Day Kickstart to Healthy Living is Out!


It’s 2018, and that means a bunch of us have a lot of resolutions, goals, or intentions that we really, really want to keep… But maybe haven’t exactly put systems in place for just yet. That’s why Peter—head coach at SmartAthlete—and I created the …



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 …



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 …