51 Science-Backed Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

You really want to lose 25 pounds now? Shedding 25 pounds can make a drastic difference in the way you look and feel. That’s for sure. Nonetheless, it’s no easy feat. But fret no more. Today’s post is a long and exhaustive list of my best tips and science-backed practical tactics that you can help you shed weight fast.

11 Yummy and Nutritious Prerun Meals and Snacks

To run your best, running alone will only get you so far. It’s crucial to put thought into what you are putting into your stomach—especially if you’re serious about achieving your running best. That’s why...

6 Tips For Eating During Long Runs

Nutrition is a crucial aspect of long-distance running. What you eat before, during, and after training is a critical element of any running program, and if you’re going to do a long run, you...

How to Run on a Paleo Diet

PALEO IS LEGIT, AND IT WORKS. Oh God! Not another diet! I know, it sounds like the type of diet trends/marketing nonsense you see on late night commercials; nonetheless, Paleo is actually the real thing. Today is my first attempt to get you started on the paleo path. Please before you decide to leave this blog or pick another post to read, hear (read) what I have to say. This blog post is about sharing with you my insights on the Paleo diet and how it can help you as a runner. I will be also sharing with you some practical tips to help you experiment with this amazing nutrition regiment.

7 Key Health Benefits of Eggs in Your Diet

I Freaking Love Eggs—and for so many reasons. They can be a part of any healthy dish ,  and also incorporated into a host of healthy recipes. That's why I try to work them into my...

The 5 Worst Foods for Weight Loss

Running burns mad calories. But, if you don’t back your miles with the right diet, you are DOOMED to FAIL. There is no way around it. As a result, today I decided to share with you a list of the bad foods that you should avoid like the plague if you are serious about losing weight and running your best. These foods offer little nutritional value and can actually cause real damage, therefore, you would rather not eat them at all.

Science backed benefits of the ketogenic diet

Low-carb nutrition plans have been controversial for decades—the keto diet is no exception. Some experts warn that going high-fat raises cholesterol levels and is actually harmful. While others, backed by sound research, completely disagree....

How to Properly Fuel For Your Training – Basic Runners Diet Advice

Here is the thing. Eat the right things at the right times, and you’ll run better. In fact, if you’re serious about reaching your full potential, you must properly fuel your body both before and after training. Your daily energy intake is by far the most crucial part of your nutrition plan no matter what your fitness goal is (improving performance, building muscle, losing weight, you name it). If you stick to a healthy, balanced diet, making sure you are getting ample nutrients and calories, you should be set on the right path. Otherwise, if you ignore your fuel needs, you’re going to be setting the stage for training setbacks. And you don’t want that. The ideal diet is a lot like a good training regime. The right nutrition plan will improve your performance and deliver great results in the same manner a well-rounded running program gradually improves your power and conditioning. That’s why, dear reader, today I’m going to share with you some of the basic runner's diet and guidelines to help you properly fuel for your training. So are you excited? Then here we go. How to Properly Fuel For Your Training - Basic Runners Diet Advice

What is the Difference Between Natural & Processed Foods?

Whether you are a runner, a biker, a Crossfitter, or just a fitness enthusiast, the quality of food you consume has a huge impact on your fitness gains and results. And as you might already know, there are mainly two categories of foods: natural foods and processed foods. So what’s the difference between these two? Which one is better for you? Why? Which one (s) should you avoid? These are some of the questions I will give a clear and jargon-free answer to. In today’s post, I will dive a little deeper into what makes (and defines) natural foods versus processed foods as there some to still be many misunderstandings regarding this topic. So are you excited? Then here we go… What is the Difference Between Natural & Processed Foods?

11 Super Foods Every Runner Should Eat

I hate to sound like a broken record, but the type of food you eat (before, during and after each run) has a significant influence on your running performance and overall health well being. In fact, the kitchen is a major piece of your training arsenal. Fail to address your nutrition needs, then expect mediocre performance, trouble, injury, you name it. A simple question Let’s assume that you could only stockpile your kitchen with only 10 foods. As a runner, which foods should make your list? I hope you are picking the right list. And in case you don’t know which foods should make up the list, then fret no more. I have done the research for you. According to my personal experience from trying out different foods and studying a multitude of diets, I came up with this short and sweet list of the foods that you should make a priority. Top Nutrient-dense Foods only