What To Eat The Night Before A Long Run For Maximum Results

What to eat the night before a long run? Runners, especially marathon and ultra runners, put a lot of effort into planning their hydration and nutrition strategies for while they are running, and especially for while they are racing. While being focused on that is important, it’s easy to forget how crucial it is to … Read more

How Frequently Should You Take Energy Gels During Races?

If you’re building up to a marathon or an ultra, you’ve probably already sifted through plenty of guides telling you how to structure your diet during your training and in the hours leading up to your race. But what about diet during your race? How you refuel during a race is equally important for an … Read more

What to Eat Before a Marathon: When, What, And How Much To Eat

Figuring out what to eat before a marathon could make or break your race. Why? Because if you eat something your body is still digesting, you could wreck your stomach and have GI issues and steal much-needed fuel away from your body.  BUT, on the flip side, you could also supply your body with the … Read more

What To Eat After a Run: Post-Run Meal Ideas + Refueling Tips

What and when you eat post-run can have a massive impact on your recovery and your mood! Refueling properly after a run helps to restock your glycogen stores, aids in protein synthesis, and tops up your electrolyte stores.  In this article, we will dive into… Whether you even need to eat after a run, how … Read more

Carb Loading for Runners: How to Carb Load + Common Mistakes

When it comes to carb loading, the pre-race pasta dinner and the marathon go hand-in-hand. It’s a long-running joke (pun intended) that if you’re gearing up for a marathon, you’re going to be eating lots of pasta the night before. But there’s more that goes into carbo-loading for a marathon or half marathon than just … Read more

My Vegan Marathon: How I Trained for NYC Marathon on a Vegan Diet

In this guest post, Peter Manley details his vegan marathon experience, as he began both his marathon training and his vegan diet just 12 weeks before his marathon experience! Here’s his story: * * *  The title of this article may sound triumphant, warm, and fuzzy, but I want to start off by saying that my transition … Read more