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Category: Food


Should Runners Be Intermittent Fasting?


Intermittent fasting is a hot-button nutrition topic for everyone, but athletes in particular. I know a lot of people—runners and cyclists—who are experimenting with it, and the results for them have been… mixed. So, I asked Stacy Sims, sports nutrition expert and brilliant researcher …



5 Cheap Ways to 10X Your Salads


A few weeks ago, I did a quick video/written guide to building an awesome meal-worthy salad that would actually leave you feeling full. Nothing in the salad was super expensive, by any stretch, but I know a lot of people—myself included—assume that quality ingredients …



Eating Clean with Friends—Even Healthy Ones—Can Be Tough


I know the holidays are over, so social situations and parties are likely a little less insane right now. But weirdly, for me, I find it’s easier to start getting lax about food choices now, because I’m not being bombarded by holiday wellness tips …





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 …





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 …