Why You Should Eat More Turmeric (and How)

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Turmeric is one of the top 5 “eat2run superfoods” in which I’ve long promoted for it’s anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and circulatory benefits. Of the few foods I really try to ensure I include in my habits on a daily basis, turmeric spice is definitely one of them. However a few months ago I noticed I wasn’t really doing a great job of that… So …

Medjool Dates: Natures Perfect Running Fuel

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For many years now, medjool dates have been one of my favourite pre-run snacks. Partially because they are so easy – just toss the pit and enjoy their sweet soft texture with a swig of water before heading out the door. The Natural Delights Medjool Dates I use practically melt in my mouth (note – all dates are NOT the same and I use …

My Fantastic Five Daily Essentials

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Each day my diet varies somewhat, but as a high performance runner always on the go, I have some steadfast staples that offer consistency within my busy days. These are foods you will always find on my weekly grocery list, filling my fridge, and regularly on my menu. I include them for their fantastic nutritional value and of course, their scrumptious taste. …

Ready to Race: My Pre-Race Nutrition Routine

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GUEST POST BY KINSEY GOMEZ Two weeks ago, at 6:30pm on Tuesday September 1st, I lined up at the start line of my first race back in over a year. After being sidelined for so very many months with a stress fracture in my hip (the unfortunate result of many more months of improper nutrition, recovery habits and overtraining), I was …