Nutrition: Page 55

We cover nutrition tips and advice to help you improve your running performance and keep you on track to meet your wellness goals.

Burning Runner Box Score: Week 10

Ten weeks in, T.J. has 10 weeks to go to achieve his goals! Click here to return to Burning Runner: The Juice Fast Nightmare Starting Weight (July 16): 187 lbs Current Weight (September 20): 174.5 lbs Goal Weight: 167 lbs or less Deadline Weigh-In Date: December 3 Starting Half-Marathon Time: 1:51:04 (Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago, August 1) […]

Burning Runner: The Juice Fast Nightmare

Week 10: Having lost more than 12 pounds in two months, T.J reports on his recent scary experience. Written by: T.J. Murphy The first 24 hours of my juice fast were smooth. I officially started the fast early last Sunday evening and on Monday morning I plugged in my Breville Juicer and smashed carrots, oranges, […]

Burning Runner Box Score: Week 9

Twelve pounds down, eight left to go! Click here to return to Burning Runner: The Juice Fast Jump Start Starting Weight (July 16): 187 lbs Current Weight (September 13): 175 lbs Goal Weight: 167 lbs or less Deadline Weigh-In Date: December 3 Starting Half-Marathon Time: 1:51:04 (Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago, August 1) Goal Time for Zappos.com Rock […]

Burning Runner: The Juice Fast Jump Start

Week 9: T.J. hits the reset button, aiming to give his training and lifestyle more focus. Written by: T.J. Murphy I’m six weeks out from the Rock ‘n’ Roll las Vegas Half Marathon and 12 weeks out from the Zappos.com Rock n’ Roll Las Vegas event. The next six weeks will be continued base training […]

Burning Runner: Preparing For A Juice Fast

Week 8: By hitting the restart button, T.J. hopes to detoxify his body and accelerate the loss of excess fat. Written by: T.J. Murphy In making the leap to adopting a vegan lifestyle, I had my eyes opened as to the deep power of food. As I mentioned at the outset of this series, I […]

Burning Runner Box Score: Week 8

T.J. drops another half pound on the way to his goal weight of 167. Click here to return to Burning Runner: Preparing For A Juice Fast Starting Weight (July 16): 187 lbs Current Weight (September 2): 175.5 lbs Goal Weight: 167 lbs or less Deadline Weigh-In Date: December 3 Starting Half-Marathon Time: 1:51:04 (Rock ‘n’ […]

Burning Runner: Surviving On A Vegan Diet

Week 7: Since switching to plant-based fuel sources, T.J. has never felt better. Written by: T.J. Murphy As the word has gone out that I’ve combined training for a half marathon with adopting a vegan diet (no meat, poultry, fish or dairy products) I’ve been asked a lot of questions about what it’s like and […]

Burning Runner Box Score: Week 7

T.J. has 13 weeks and less than 10 pounds to go to reach his goals!   Click here to return to Burning Runner: Surviving On A Vegan Diet   Starting Weight (July 16): 187 lbs Current Weight (August 30): 176.0 lbs Goal Weight: 167 lbs or less Deadline Weigh-In Date: December 3 Starting Half-Marathon Time: 1:51:04 (Rock […]

Sports Science Update: The Supersize Me Study

A month of pigging out could result in a lifetime of weight gain. Written by: Matt Fitzgerald If you haven’t seen it, you’ve at least heard of Supersize Me, the documentary film in which Morgan Spurlock stops exercising and lives on McDonald’s food for one month. The consequences to his health were predictably disastrous. It […]