Nutrition: Page 63

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

Fueling for the Long Haul

Written by: Nancy Clark Sports Nutritionist Nancy Clark has several ideas on how to enhance your marathon performance with winning nutritional strategies. 1. PACK IN GOOD CARBS Carbo-load on a daily basis to refuel your muscles during training. Carbohydrate-rich foods include pasta with tomato sauce, plain baked potatoes, rice, breads, cereals, fruits and juices. Carbohydrate-poor […]

Flexible Dieting

Like most people, nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner isn’t a vegetarian. But she knows that eating more plants is the best way for her clients to achieve a healthier diet and lose weight. Her new book, The Flexitarian Diet, offers ideas to help people get more fruits, vegetables into their diets without swearing off meat completely. […]

The Truth About Energy Bars

When you want to refuel and recover, the right energy bar can make all the difference. “New clinical studies show that carbohydrates combined with some protein supports better muscle refueling and rebuilding”, according to Angela Dorsey, Registered Dietitian and member of the American Dietetic Association. Carbs do not build or repair muscle – so it […]

An Easy Way To Carry Fuel

If you’re a fan of Sport Beans jelly beans, now there’s an easy way to carry the little energy chews while you’re working out: the Sports Beans Bean Pod.  Shaped like—you guessed it—a jelly bean, the lightweight Bean Pod is made of black neoprene with a clip that attaches to any waistband or water belt. […]