Nutrition: Page 57

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: Digging Myself Out Of The Diet Rut

Week 3: T.J. takes us through a typical day and explains how he plans to break free of his bad habits. Written by: T.J. Murphy The alarm goes off after a night of struggling to get good sleep. I feel wiped out, my back is hurting, and joints are whining as I navigate my way […]

Burning Runner: Dropping Pounds, Upping The Ante

Week 2: Mixing half-marathon training with performance weight loss. Written by: T.J. Murphy After I turned in my first column to Competitor.com web producer, Mario Fraioli, he challenged me to bump my goal up from 10 pounds to 20 pounds. “It’s the coach in me,” he replied when I asked him why. So what the […]

Burning Runner Box Score: 20 Pounds In 20 Weeks

Burning Runner, by the numbers. Click here to return to Burning Runner: Dropping Pounds, Upping The Ante. Starting Weight (July 16): 187 lbs Current Weight (July 23): 185.5 lbs Goal Weight: 167 lbs or less Deadline Weigh-in Date: December 3 Starting Half-Marathon time: To be determined at Rock n Roll Chicago on August 1 Goal […]

Burning Runner: Let The Weight-Loss Game Begin

By learning to cook and eat the right stuff, a 40-something year old runner making his return to the sport works to burn off at least 10 pounds in 20 weeks as he prepares for the Zappos.com Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon. Written by: T.J. Murphy About one year ago I had fallen […]

Racing Weight: Eat A Big Breakfast

Racing Weight author Matt Fitzgerald explains how not just eating breakfast, but eating a big breakfast, can help you get leaner and race faster! Click here to watch the video. 

At-Home Assessments Aimed At Improving Performance

Bioletics helps runners avoid the doctor and identify the common deficiencies and nutritional imbalances that may be contributing to injuries and limiting performance. Written by: Mario Fraioli Since I first laced up a pair of running shoes 13 years ago, I’ve established something of a temporary residency on the roads, but have also spent more […]

Adopting a “Clean” Way of Eating

  From the March issue of Competitor Magazine In a society obsessed with quick fixes, many Americans turn to “cleansing” or “detox” diets to flush out their systems and help rejuvenate their bodies. Unfortunately, these diets provide a false sense of health security with no scientific evidence to back radical claims; they receive no support […]

Boost Your Daily Diet With Super Shakes

Dr. John Berardi teaches us how to make “super shakes” that are significantly better than your typical juice bar offerings. These homemade concoctions are not only cheaper, but insure that you cut out the excess sugars and add in plenty of extra vitamins and nutrients.

Nutrilite Offers New Ways To Keep Runners Healthy

Competitor.com’s Sean McKeon took a tour of the Nutrilite expo truck to learn more about the growing nutrition company. With new product offerings for endurance athletes, Nutrilite looks to continue helping runners get to the finish line fit and healthy. Check out this preview of Nutrilite’s traveling show and be sure check it out at […]

A Better Way To Absorb Electrolytes While Running

Competitor.com’s Sean McKeon had the chance to meet up with the makers of The Right Stuff, a new product developed to increase the absorption rate of electrolytes. A product developed by NASA for their astronauts, The Right Stuff may be the next big thing in electrolyte supplements. [sig:SeanMcKeon]