Tag Archives: running

No-Bake Cookie Protein Bites

  It's a few weeks into the new year, and I'm sure everyone is currently massaging their sore muscles from their new super regiment fitness plan, or if you are me, a "completely doable" marathon training program. Because why shouldn't I be able to do nothing ...

Dark Chocolate & Red Tart Cherry Energy Bites

  I'll never be one of those people with a gut of steel who can exercise on an empty stomach. If I don't eat a little something beforehand, I'll get light-headed on my run, or Jillian Michael's will kick my butt even ...

Fueling for a Marathon: Keeping It Simple

I like to keep life as simple and uncomplicated as possible. I enjoy days where the toughest decision I have to make is whether I want to use blueberries or strawberries in my morning smoothie (I usually end up choosing ...

How to Avoid the Dreaded Runner’s Stomach

Because you want to race to the finish line, not to the nearest bathroom.   Anyone who has ever experienced an upset stomach when running understands the need to eliminate possible gut saboteurs, especially if it's race day.  Fortunately, there are several nutrition-related ...

Spiced Pumpkin Running Bites with Chia Seeds

I know the holidays are over, but that doesn't mean I'm giving up pumpkin; it's way too versatile to be limited only to pies and cream-filled rolls for a few measly months out of the year. Pumpkin is loaded with ...

Fueling Your Runs {The During}

Is it time to eat yet?   There's no magic internal timer that's going to go off before your body's energy level starts to dwindle, or an inner voice shouting out that your body needs re-fueled on your long runs--which is why ...

Fueling Your Runs {The Before}

When do you really need to eat before running?   Getting jolted awake by the morning alarm clock never gets any easier (or more enjoyable), especially as winter approaches and your bed begins to feel warmer and cozier. While you may be ...