A Simple Formula To Calculate Calorie Intake

One of the great running books that I have read recently is the Hansons Marathon Method. I’m not necessarily going to run a marathon anytime soon, but I was interested in the training principles that are part of the Hansons running team. An excellent section of the book was on nutrition for runners. I have […]

Is it smart to eat within 30 minutes after running

Properly fueling your body is key to successful running. Not only should you focus on eating the right types of foods pre-run, but you also must plan to re-fuel your body after your run. Some runners mistakenly believe that the body needs food within 30 minutes after a run, but as explained in an article […]

Is a smoothie a good pre-workout meal?

A quality pre-workout meal is an essential factor in having a good run. The meal should provide you with plenty of energy, but also not make you feel bloated or cause you stomach distress. Tara Coleman has a good post on three good pre-workout meal options. One option she mentions is a smoothie that sounds […]