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Category: Food


Road Cyclist Tayler Wiles Fuels Her Rides With Cookies and Real Foods

How Road Cyclist Tayler Wiles Fuels Her Rides


I remember interviewing Tayler Wiles back when I was writing Fuel Your Ride and loving how she refused to eat gels or ‘fake’ ride foods on the bike, even in most races. So, it was even cooler to interview her again four years later …


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What’s in Her Bag: Our Camp/Van Food Box


The ‘What’s in Her Bag’ section is one of my favorite things to do each week. Each week, I’m featuring the everyday/gym/race day/sport-specific/food bag of an athlete that I love, or sharing what’s in my own bag. We started with my everyday bag, pro …



5 Ways to Save Money on Backpacking Food

5 Ways to Save Money on Backpacking Food—Plus a Bonus Tip!


Over on Outside’s website, I just wrote an article all about top ways to Save Money on Backpacking Food. It was perfect timing, since we’re heading back to Killarney for another hike/run of La Cloche in July and in September (eek!) and both times, we’ll …


Your No-BS Guide to Summer Hydration

Your No-BS Guide to Summer Hydration


If you’ve been wondering how to hydrate as temps rise, Stacy Sims chatted with me over on Nylon about some no-BS tips for summer hydration.  (She’s also on The Consummate Athlete Podcast with us this week!) I love talking to Stacy about most things, and …


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My Top 5… Nutrition Tips


I decided I wanted to start doing a series of top-5 tips in the fields that I really find fascinating, and in topics that I’ve researched and written about extensively over the years. So, it makes sense to start with nutrition, since one of …


GROSS workout mistakes

The Gross Workout Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making


I am obsessed with the topic of gross workout mistakes… probably because when I was writing “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortable, Ride Happy” I realized that so many saddle sore issues were SO preventable by just being more on top of hygienic stuff like taking …


How Your Diet Can Help Keep You Calm

How Your Diet Can Help Keep You Calm


Can certain foods or a change in nutrition cure anxiety? Absolutely not. But… What I’m starting to realize more and more is that how we eat can absolutely change how we feel—and it’s not always about what we’re eating or drinking, part of it …