Recently, I turned 30. This alone is not shocking. What was a shock to my system though, was the morning after celebrating at my favorite pizza spot in Collingwood, Ontario—Pie. Full-on admission: I had a massive meal. The pizzas aren’t tiny, but are technically single serve, and the crusts are pretty thin, and I ate
For a lot of years, I was a happy vegan athlete. For personal reasons, I’m not a vegan anymore, but I consider it a really great lifestyle option for anyone, athlete or otherwise, when it’s done right. When I was a vegan, I vacillated between being a junk food-a-holic eating tons of vegan fast food,
I love writing about all things sports nutrition—hence my book Fuel Your Ride—so being asked to figure out the best food and drink options and tips for trail running over at MapMyRun.com was a blast. I got to chat with some of my favorite trail runners in the process: Lindsay Webster of OCR fame (and
I’m a huge fan of oatmeal, I’ll just lead with that. And until just recently, I really, really wasn’t a quinoa fan. But in The Netherlands after one trip, we had made a batch of quinoa in the rice cooker to go with dinner, and we had some leftover in the morning before a flight.
I love when I get to meet legends, and Justin of Justin’s Nut Butter was no exception. Turns out, he’s a serious MTBer, so we had a lot to talk about between that and my intense love of the Maple Almond Butter… Read the full article over at Bicycling here
One of my favorite experts to talk to is author, coach and nutrition expert Matt Fitzgerald, and in this episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, he does not disappoint! (Except maybe at the end where I school him in comic book trivia. But that was more a personal failing on my part…) Listen to the
Guys, January is over. And I’ll be the first to say, thank goodness. I decided, on January 1, that I was going to jump into Dry January this year. And it was well worth it, even though I’m really excited to be in California and enjoy a margarita later this week. Why try it? A couple
Loved being able to interview my dear friend and badass nutrition expert and cyclist Namrita for this piece over at Bicycling! Read how to fuel your trainer ride properly here.
First of all: this article is not entirely about poop, if you were wondering. I’m talking about general gut issues: nausea while driving/flying, stomach cramps, weird hunger patterns due to jet lag, and of course, too little poop or too much. Being on the road a lot, and with a lot of different people in the last
Interviewing author and nutrition expert Matt Fitzgerald is always super fun for me. We have really similar opinions on food and sports nutrition, and his writing is just so easy and enjoyable to read. His newest book, The Endurance Diet, is out now and it’s one of his best books on the subject. We talked