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Diet and Weight Loss for Marathoners

Posted on 10 July 2013 by Cory Smith

If you put on some winter weight prior to beginning your marathon plan, don’t despair!

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Runner’s Plate: The no-label diet

Posted on 10 June 2013 by Cory Smith

As a future dietitian, I’m constantly asked what my thoughts are on various diets. The types of diets I’m asked about change, but my answer is pretty much the same regardless of the diet.

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Energy Gels 101

Posted on 21 May 2013 by Cory Smith

Here are your options, with an explanation of how they’re different.

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Why Vegans and Paleos Should Stop Hating Each Other

Posted on 13 May 2013 by Cory Smith

Though we focus on the differences in our diets, and fight like pissed-off hornets as a result, the healthy versions of both Paleo and vegan diets look an awful lot alike.

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Understand How Metabolism Works to Unlock the Mystery of Running and Weight Loss

Posted on 06 May 2013 by Cory Smith

Metabolism. It’s a word we hear a lot when discussing weight loss (or weight gain). We usually use it as an excuse for why we can eat whatever we want when we are younger, and more often as an excuse for why we get bigger or can’t seem to meet our weight loss goals.

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Will Supplementing with Calcium Help You Avoid Stress Fractures

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Cory Smith

In runners, calcium plays an important role in strengthening and repairing the bones after long or hard run.

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The Right Way to Carb Load for a Marathon

Posted on 16 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Carb Load with Replacement, Not Addition; Focus on Quality Sources; Finish the Loading Two Days Out; Eat Normally on Race Eve.

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The 5 Golden Rules of Sports Nutrition

Posted on 16 April 2013 by Cory Smith

As athletes, we ask our bodies to do extraordinary things – so we have to fuel them in extraordinary ways.

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Understand the Glycemic Index to Improve Running

Posted on 16 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Do you find yourself struggling with energy levels during a run? Do you occasionally feel lightheaded or nauseous during running? One of the best ways to boost your energy and improve recovery is to understand the glycemic index.

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Energy Gels and Race Performance

Posted on 08 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Does consuming energy gels during a race actually make a runner run faster?

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