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 …

How to Know what Food to Eat

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I’m sure my weekly blog is not the only dietary advice you come across. You might also read Runner’s World and various other magazines, books and blogs offering the latest on nutrition along with a few recipes. But there’s lots of conflicting and sometimes confusing information out there. Go vegetarian… Avoid dairy… Do the gluten-free thing… Why not try Paleo… …

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 …

5 Tips to a Faster Recovery

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Let’s say you’ve just finished your long run and you’re feeling a bit drained. Understandably so! Long or hard runs use up our fuel and break our bodies down, a requirement in order that they can be built back up stronger. Faster. But right now you’re wondering how you’re going to have enough energy to accomplish the remainder of your …

Your Racing Weight

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Do you know what your racing weight is? Are you there? If not, how many pounds away from your ideal body composition are you? Do you even really know what your racing weight should be? And then how do you get there?!! Ah, so many questions! Let’s find some answers. Your racing weight is the weight and body fat percentage …

Don’t Run Without These

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Sometimes I feel I over-promote them… Or maybe like everyone must be sick of hearing about them by now… At the very least, I’m sure you’ve all got a bag of them in your fridge or cupboard… Right? A bag of what you say…?? I’m talking about chia seeds! If you’re a runner, you need to be eating your chia …

Running & Paleo – Are Grains Bad?!!

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I was asked recently, “What’s up with all the hoopla was over grains – you know, the Paleo way?” The person asking had slowly transitioned over to a primarily vegetarian way of eating because it felt best to her. To hear she should possibly stop eating something that comprised a majority of her diet (not to mention begin eating something …