Your Guide to Running Stronger & Faster
Welcome to Eat 2 Run!
I’m here to help you figure out what and how to eat for energy, running performance, injury-prevention and racing weight.
You’ll find tips, strategies and the latest in nutrition research here, as well as yummy recipes to help you build a stronger body and run faster.
5 Reasons to Become more Metabolically EfficientAugust 2, 2017After a good half-year of struggling with energy, performance and weight gain, I decided to try something – a solution to my woes if you will – that isn’t readily taught in traditional sports nutrition. As a result it helped me to bounce back from months of lacklustre performance and rather extreme fatigue. Plus those extra pounds that had been slowly ... Read More
Coconut Oil is Healthy (it’s always been healthy)June 29, 2017On June 15, 2017 the American Heart Association (AHA) published a presidential advisory entitled “Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease” advising the public to lower intake of saturated fats and replace them with unsaturated fats, particularly polyunsaturated fats. This resulted in an article published the very next day by USA Today entitled “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy” and a number of other ... Read More
Cramp Prevention and Treatment for RunnersJune 15, 2017When I ran the Hamster 24-hour run last year I remember coming through home base, having just completed something like my 7th or 8th 5km loop, and seeing a fellow runner keeled over from terrible leg cramping. She was in obvious agony – her calves and quads had seized so badly she could barely get up from the chair someone ... Read More
6 Reasons Why Chocolate RocksJune 9, 2017It’s no secret – I love chocolate! It’s one of the Eat2Run top five “superfoods” and in fact, I’ve written about chocolate before – in this 2014 blogpost I outline the difference between cacao and cocoa, and why we want to reach for dark chocolate. Here today, I want to dive deep into exactly WHY chocolate (dark unprocessed chocolate and ... Read More
3 Key Stress Busting SupplementsJune 1, 2017Yes today I’m talking supplements! I know, I know – I usually talk whole food only. For good reason – supplements are not nearly as effective when we’re not also eating well. So please know I’m trusting you have the intention of (or already are) nourishing yourself with nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory food – and simply wish to support your body under the stress ... Read More
Hi! I’m Sarah. And I’m here to help you run stronger and faster! As a sports nutritionist and running coach, I get really excited about helping others reach their running goals because I have personally experienced just how profoundly the right nutrition strategy can positively affect our performance.
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