Cacao vs Carob… Tart Cherry vs Açaí… And more!

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In conversations with clients, emails I receive and through talks I give, I am sometimes asked questions where I think, “Wow, I need to write a blog that includes the answer to this!” And then I never do. So – finally – here are only a handful of great questions I’ve received over the months… And their answers: Cacao VS Carob This was the …

Recipe: Bonk Proof Coffee (the runners take on Bulletproof Coffee)

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While acute amounts of cortisol from complimentary stress can be beneficial, elevated or chronically high cortisol is not a runners friend. For support in finding lasting energy, that’s low stress on the body, and entirely plant based, try this recipe for our “Bonk Proof” coffee… This recipe was inspired by my desire to reduce my total caffeine intake, and nourish my …

Cacao: Good for Your Heart & Running Performance

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With Valentines Day just around the corner I thought we might talk about something commonly associated with this day — chocolate. Well, raw chocolate that is – raw cacao, which is really just a fancy way of saying cocoa. Or maybe it’s the ‘official’ way of saying it. After all, the small evergreen tree where chocolate comes from is called …

Tis the Season to… Run or Eat Chocolate?

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The Health Benefits of Chocolate During the holiday season we can find ourselves bombarded with chocolate. It’s at the office, we receive it as gifts, we find it at parties. At a holiday luncheon last week I was presented with a scrumptious dark chocolate terrine after the main course. So what’s the deal with chocolate? Will it slow us down in our running? …