Nutrition & Fitness

Hydration

What You Need To Know About Hydration The standard rule of thumb is to drink enough water to equal half your body weight in ounces (so if you weigh 150 lbs. that would be 75 ounces of water a day).  But it’s important to listen to your body and adjust that number up or down […]

Top 5 Foods for Runners to Avoid

1.  Refined Grains: Unlike whole grains that contain at least part of their bran and germ layers, processed and refined grains, which are found in our donuts, bagels, bread, pasta, and most desserts, basically everything we as runners love to double down on, have both the bran and germ removed during processing; therefore all of the […]

How to Eat Liver (without the liver taste)

How to Eat Liver (without it tasting like, well liver) 1. Start with frozen grass fed beef liver. Thaw liver slightly. While still mostly frozen, cut liver into one-two inch chunks. 2. Place liver in a food processor. 3. Process until it’s no longer chunky (a bit of chunkiness is ok, just get it “generally” […]

Top 5 Food Groups for Runners

1.  Greens Most green vegetables, especially leafy greens, are full of vitamins, minerals, disease-fighting phytochemicals and fiber.  Fiber helps to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, controls blood-sugar by slowing the absorption of carbohydrates into your bloodstream after meals and helps with the elimination process of digestion (8). More importantly, most greens are high in minerals […]

Nuts, Seeds and Healthy Fats

Below is a list of some great nuts, seeds and healthy fats to include in your diet. To see why you should be including these in your diet check out this article on nutrition for runners. Cashews Walnuts Pumpkin seeds Sunflower seeds Chia seeds Flax seeds Coconut Oil Flax Oil Ghee Grass Fed Butter

Fermented Foods

Below is a list of some great fermented foods to include in your diet. To see why you should be including these in your diet check out this article on nutrition for runners. sauerkraut kim-chi kombucha plain yogurt amasi plain kefir (no other ingredient besides the cultured liquid) fermented bean paste

Red Foods for Runners

Below is a list of some great red foods to include in your diet. To see how these foods will help you with performance check out this article on nutrition for runners. Tomatoes and tomato products Watermelon pink grapefruit guava Orange/Yellow Carrots Mangos Cantaloupe winter squash sweet potatoes pumpkins apricots