Archive for the Tag 'nutrition'

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Running & Weight Loss: A MUST Read!

This is a must read article for all athletes, and especially girls and women. It is courtesy of RunnersConnect.net, a team of expert coaches and fellow runners dedicated to improving one’s training and racing through community motivation, social engagement, unparalleled knowledge, and proven training plans. (The founder/creator was a fellow Brown University cross country and track […]

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Tips From Nutritional Health Coach Pamela Higgins

My friend Pamela Higgins is a health coach and writes a column for the Examiner. She’s had some great tips recently that I wanted to share. Enjoy and feel free to reach out to her directly at http://www.totalhealthcounseling.com. Top 10 Tips to a Healthier You Do you want to eat healthier but think it’s too complicated or […]

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Postrun Refreshments – And This Time I’m Not Talking Beer!

In all my years running – after finishing a run, hard workout or race, there were never many options. You could grab a water or an electrolyte-filled drink (i.e. Gatorade, Propel or Powerade). Sometimes I’d think of having a protein shake – if I was doing weights or a really strenuous track workout. So when […]

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Are You At The Right Racing Weight?

I recently read an advertisement for a new diet program and thought I had to share… As a runner or athlete, you know that every extra pound you carry costs time, wastes energy, stresses your joints, and affects your performance. And you know that “dieting” doesn’t help much, either. Diets only leave you feeling weaker […]