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Why Can’t I Lose Those Last Few Pounds?

Judging by the phone calls I get from potential clients, an increasing number of runners of all ages are complaining, “Why can’t I do something as simple as shed a few pounds???” They are frustrated and at a loss about what to do to lose…
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RED-S: What’s That?

RED-S stands for Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport. It happens when athletes eat insufficient food relative to the number of calories they burn. Runners who enjoy the See Food Diet (they see food and they eat it) are less likely to…
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Sports Nutrition News You Can Use

Staying on top of the latest sports nutrition news can be a full-time job. Between conferences, webinars, and journal articles, I learn a lot of information that I like to translate into practical tips to share with runners, like you!
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Sports Nutrition Podcasts: Listen Up!

Thanks to the Internet, we have abundant access to high quality, science-based nutrition podcasts. We also have access to a lot of questionable nutrition information. To help guide your nutrition education options, I have identified a few…
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Fueling Your Stride: Nutrition Tips for Runners

Running is an exciting, fantastic way to stay fit, relieve stress, and enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or just getting started, proper nutrition plays a crucial role in optimizing your performance, recovery, and…
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Pre-Race Weight Loss: Helpful or Harmful?

Many runners fantasize about losing weight (“Wouldn’t it be nice to lose a few pounds…”). Unlike some athletes who have to lose weight in order to meet a specific division for their sport (such as boxers or wrestlers), runners often choose…
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