Category Archive: Nutrition

Amira: Fueling the Natural Way – Go Raw 100% Organic Live Granola Bars

GO RAW 100% ORGANIC LIVE GRANOLA BARS 

 

Want to fuel your workouts a more natural way…with sustainable energy, high carbohydrates, lower in sugar and calories?Then you have to give Go Raw 100% Organic Live Bars a try! Packed with 32g Carbs, 6g Protein, 300mg Omega 3, 290mg Potassium, High Fiber, 12g Sugar and just …

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Taking a Break Could Help Your Training

As athletes, it’s OK to give ourselves permission to take a break during a training cycle, injured or not! The countless weeks, miles, hours, early mornings and late evenings of a training schedule, can take a tremendous toll on our bodies, minds and lives. It is said, that training for an event is often more …

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Amira’s Juicing Secret Recipe Revealed

AN ATHLETE’S DREAM JUICE….

Since my previous piece on Juicing proved to be such a success, and I have had several requests for additional delicious, and nutritious homemade recipes, I thought that I would extend the topic a little further

When I’m in the mood to pack a few more veggies into my smoothie, or …

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Amira on the Benefits of Juicing

GRR member and running coach Amira Lerario extols the benefits of juicing…

I have recently discovered the WONDERS of JUICING – and I love it! I’m hooked!

The benefits of juicing

The HEALTH BENEFITS of juicing are numerous, to mention a few:

DETOX and CLEANSE the body to improve health, and help clear up conditions …

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The Buzz on Gluten!

The new fad or health craze these days is to avoid gluten in your diet. Gluten is a protein filler in many foods, especially processed foods.

Gluten is found to cause inflammation in your small intestine causing gas, bloating and discomfort in some people. This may be labeled as Celiac Disease and it seems to …

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Detox After Christmas Excess!

By Karen Thimble

Overdoing and overeating during the holidays is as commonplace to us as running two marathons back to back. If you are like most of us, you are feeling guilty, bloated and not so well. So here are 9 foods that you can easily and quickly add to your diet to feel energized …

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Energy Foods

By Karen Thimble

Friends and family alike always seem to ask me the same questions over and over…what do you eat before and after a tough workout?  How do you get your protein and what do you do to maintain a high energy level?  As we know, this can be a struggle, especially because we …

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Erik’s Gear & Gadgets Corner: Energy Gels & Drinks

By Erik Emanuele

I have been asked to answer some simple questions from beginners and longtime runners about “fuel” while we run or train. This for some however may not be so simple. For those of us who have struggled with lack of energy to finish strong, cramping, dietary issues, digestion or stomach sensitivities or …

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Trizophrenia: Eat, Drink & Race

Ray Long headshot

By Ray Long, with nutrition advice from coach Kelli Montgomery

Triathlon is comprised of three sports – swimming, biking and running. There is, however, an often overlooked and underappreciated FOURTH activity in our sport: Nutrition!

For those of us racing longer triathlons – 70.3 half-ironman and ironman distances – nutrition plays a critical role in …

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Maca Root: The Super-“Super Food”

By Karen Thimble

You may or may not have heard about Maca Root or Maca , but we certainly could all use some with our busy training schedules and lives.

Russian scientists back in the 1930s studying plant medicine discovered that some plants promote non-specific benefits to an organism while having no negative side effects. …

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