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Recipe for Peanut Butter Pretzel Date Balls. Pre-workout energy balls #preworkout #vegansnack #snack #fuel

Peanut Butter Pretzel Date Balls

I originally published this recipe in 2014, right before running my second half marathon. When I go back and redo old pictures, I usually keep the blog post and…

how to carb load for a big race

5 Facts About Carb Loading

One of my favorite things about running is my pre-race bagel. It’s a ritual now. The day before a race, I go to my favorite bagel place and pick…

An Inflammation Fighting Lettuce Wrap

‘Inflammation’ is a trendy buzz word in the nutrition world. It gets thrown around like crazy, without explanation of the role that inflammation plays on health or how antioxidants…

3 Homemade Sport Drink Recipes

Here’s a little secret about me. I chat about the benefits of sports drink often (Re: What Athletes Need To Know About Electrolytes & 5 Hydration Mistakes You May…

5 Nutrients That May Be Lacking From Your Diet #ad

5 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Life Extension. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible. In an ideal world, everyone would eat a perfectly balanced…

The Simple Post-Workout Smoothie Formula

It’s been drilled into your brain that “you must fuel for a workout”. Since you care about your athletic performance, you give your body the nutrients it needs to…

5 Vegan Sources of B12 For Athletes-- nutritional yeast, fortified plant milk, fortified cereals, faux meats and nori. #vegan #b12 #athletes

5 Vegan Sources Of B12 For Athletes

B12 is one of those nutrients that you don’t hear much about. It’s in meat and eggs, so most people get plenty of it, but what about those who…

A list of the best vegan proteins for athletes

5 Vegan Proteins For Athletes

I was a vegetarian before I was a marathon runner. For me, fueling with plant-based proteins has always been the norm. But it wasn’t until recently that I realized…