3 Reasons to Love Hemp Hearts

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As a runner, I am constantly looking for ways to improve my nutrition and my training. Training aside (because I’m here to talk food with you), I refuse to believe that I’ve ever reached the point of perfection. There is always room for improvement. That’s why I’m using hemp more, especially as my protein source in my recovery shakes this …

Are You Eating Enough Protein?

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Protein. It’s the stuff that helps us build our muscles and repair the damage from hard workouts, so that we are stronger for our next run. We know we need protein. But how do we know if we are getting enough? Standard recommendations call for between 0.8 grams (for sedentary individuals) and 1.2 grams (for active individuals) of protein per …

Kidney Beans Build Stronger Runners

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In working with runners one of the biggest concerns I’ve bumped into over and over again (other than injuries!!) is anemia – or low iron levels. In spending a lot of time analyzing, researching and trying to get to the bottom of this widespread problem, I’ve added to my own diet a lot of foods that are good sources of …