Nutrition: Page 61

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

RunCenter: Solinksy and Supplements

On today’s RunCenter we recap last weekend’s Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational, including Chris Solinsky’s record-breaking performance in the men’s 10,000m, and “Eat and Run” host John Berardi, PhD, answers important questions about nutritional supplements for runners.

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]

New Book “Racing Weight” Gets Runners Healthy

Competitor.com’s own Matt Fitzgerald authors the groundbreaking book. In a recent New York Times interview Matt Fitzgerald, author of Racing Weight, discusses how losing a healthy amount of weight will increase running efficiency and performance. The article looks at the idea from a practical perspective, taking in to account the medical pros and cons of […]

Speed Lab: Sports Drinks’ Flavors Might Influence Performance

Can the flavor of your sports drink have an affect on our athletic performance? Tim Mickleborough explores the topic. Written by: Tim Mickleborough, PhD Dear Speed Lab, Do you know if a change in sports drink flavor during exercise can affect exercise performance? I know that Speed Lab has previously discussed the influence of carbohydrate […]

Sports Science Update: New Superfood Enhances Running Performance

Algae superfood is shown to increase fat burning and antioxidant protection during prolonged running. Spirulina is microalgae, powdery and brilliantly green, that is touted as a “superfood” because of its nutrient profile, which includes a lot of protein, vitamin B-12, the essential fatty acid GLA, beta-carotene, iron, and other vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. It is […]

Study Finds Milk Is Best For Hydration

Choosing what to drink during and after exercise is important for staying hydrated, especially in the hot summer months. And you might be surprised to learn that milk is the latest sports drink lapping up attention in the fitness world. A review published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition late last […]

Matt Fitzgerald Talks About His New Book—Racing Weight

Competitor.com’s Matt Fitzgerald sat down for an hour with LetsRun.com to answer questions and discuss his new book Racing Weight. Matt hits on the major points of his new book and answers some interesting, and at times controversial, questions sent in by runners about their diets. Click the play button to listen to Matt’s talk […]

Racing Weight—A Diet Book For Endurance Athletes

Competitor.com contributor Dave Trendler interviewed author Matt Fitzgerald about his new book Racing Weight. Fitzgerald’s new book offers sound advice for endurance athletes on how to control your weight for optimal performance. Learn more about Racing Weight at VeloPress.com