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Healthy Food Friday: Sweet Potato Hash with Salsa Verde and Pancetta

RUN APPETIT! Quick and delicious, runner-inspired recipes. Great for: Refueling after a long run This hash is a nutrition powerhouse. The combination of protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins will leave your muscles thanking you. If you plan your long runs for…

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Healthy Food Friday: Fueling Your Run

Do you have long runs coming up? Feeling fatigued? Try these nutrition tips to fuel your run efficiently. OR RATHER, HOW NOT TO! 6 FUELING MISTAKES AND HOW TO CORRECT THEM Whether you eat too much of the wrong things, or you're dogged by on-the-run GI distress, there are just so man…

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Don't Feel the Burn: Sun Safety for Runners

We are sharing this article to help with avoiding burns from the sun this summer season.   7 TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN May is skin cancer awareness month and, as a back of the pack runner who is also a Board Certified Dermatologist I want to share some practical tips to ke…

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Baked Oatmeal with Cherries

RUN APPETIT! Great for: A sleep-inducing snack before bed We can't overemphasize the power of a good night's sleep during training. A restful sleep aids in muscle recovery, cellular repair, and weight loss. Tart cherries, walnuts, and oats are part of the family of foods found to h…

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Healthy Food Friday: Mean Green Breakfast Smoothie

Easy, delicious, and awesome for your body; recipes for healthy living!  Great for: A cleansing, energizing breakfast. January 1st, Super Bowl Monday,  March 18th, July 5th...I think you get the idea. To me, these mornings call for a detoxifying bre…

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From Land to Water: 5 Swimming Workouts for Runners

We're sharing this article from Runner's World to show runners what a great low impact sport swimming can be for cross training. Whether the goal is to add variety to your training routine or practice for a triathlon, swimming can provide a host of benefits for runners. Swimming is…

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Running Over 50: Where to Start

We're sharing this article from Runner's World to show that it's never to late to start exercising.  Does this sound like you: I’m over 50, and think I want to start running. Unfortunately, I have not been active since my high school football days, so I’m at a lo…

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7 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

May is skin cancer awareness month. We are sharing an article from Brooke Jackson, MD FAAD, a back of the pack runner who is also a Board Certified Dermatologist. She shares some practical tips to keep you safe in the summer sun and minimize your risk of skin cancer as you head out for y…

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The 7 Biggest Eating Mistakes You Make After Exercise

The sports nutrition industry is certainly booming. So it's no surprise that television commercials, magazine ads, and websites, too are loaded with ads for foods and drinks that help you "refuel" and "recharge" after a workout. While there's a time and place for …

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Massage for Your Recovery Routine

  Massages can be a great way to ease muscle soreness, loosen up tight areas, relax, and lower the risk of injuries. But setting aside the time and money for a full-blown sports massage can be tough. Luckily there are a few quick and easy moves that you can do at home on a regular basi…

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