Top 8 Pre-Run Snacks

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(updated April 2018) I’ve talked in previous posts what you might want to consider eating for breakfast before you head out for a run… But what if you’re running middle of day or, more commonly, later in the day? Ideally you’re eating a carbohydrate rich snack that contains about 2-2.5 grams of carbohydrates per kg of bodyweight about 2-4 hours …

6 Delicious (Runner Approved) Desserts

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I just ate some chocolate. The reason I feel compelled to make this confession? That would be because I’ve spent the past 5 weeks not eating ANY chocolate or desserts (you’ll recall the beach body article I wrote?). Now, I’m not here to tell you that chocolate and sugar is healthy (well the cacao is… the sugar – not so …

Gluten-Free Running (Never Tasted so Good)

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Sometimes gluten-free is a necessity. For those with celiac, it is a stark reality that they should never touch wheat, spelt, rye, kamut, barley or durum/semolina pasta again. For others, they simply feel better when gluten is removed: more energy, excess weight just falls away, bloated stomach flattens out, heartburn disappears, cravings fade, clearer skin emerges. And for those who can …

Why Hippie Dust Benefits Runners

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One ingredient I use frequently is hippie dust. What… You haven’t heard of it? Or maybe you’ve heard of it by another name. How about nooch? Red star yeast? Savoury yeast? Or how about its official name – nutritional yeast? But then again, it’s quite possible you haven’t yet heard of it at all! It appears many people haven’t heard of …

Top 10 Ways to Use Chia Seeds

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Yay chia seeds!! Yes, if you know me even just a little bit by now, you know how much I love chia seeds. In that case it’ll be no surprise to you that my second video is starring chia seeds 🙂 Have you ever wondered how I use chia seeds? Wonder no more! Today I’m going to share with you …