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The Basics Of Endurance Fueling – How To Use Gels, Wafers And Sport Beans

 In this episode of the RunBuzz podcast, we discuss the basics of endurance fueling, specifically with gels, wafers, and sports beans.  We explore why fueling is necessary for runs over 60-90 minutes, what happens if you don’t, and we share tips on how to pick the right fuel, how to use it, and how to […]

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Natural Food Options For Runners: Make Your Own Energy Bars

As runners, we’re always looking for that edge that will help increase performance, enhance stamina or speed recovery. When it comes to nutrition, we often look to commercially-available products to give us that advantage, because they’re convenient and marketed well. However, we each have our own unique needs and tastes that aren’t always met by […]

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Natural Food Recipe for Runners: Power Gel

A few posts ago, I shared some of my favorite natural food options for mid-run fueling. In this post, I want to take it a step further and get into what makes one power gel better than another and provide a basic power gel recipe with options to customize it for your own purposes. Probably the […]

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Nutrition Tips: Spice It Up For Better Running

Adding spices to your foods not only boosts flavor without adding extra calories but also adds a lot of health benefits from which every runner can take advantage of. These include: antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber.Here are a few of my favorite spices, along with ideas for incorporating using them as running fuel.CinnamonCinnamon is one of […]

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Natural Food Recipe For Runners: Power Bites

After sharing my list of mid-run natural food fuel options a few weeks ago, I wanted to give you an easy recipe for some all-natural, energy-packed power bites that you can make and eat prior to a race or a long run. The ingredients in this recipe have been chosen specifically to provide a combination […]

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