Homegrown Gels

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I'm interested in ditching pre-packaged electrolyte-replacement products in favor of homemade gels ...


Caffeine Dosage

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I don't drink coffee in the morning, but like my caffeine. I take a 200-milligram caffeine supplement prior to my runs ...

Race-Day Nutrition

Keeping the Glass Half Full

Improve performance with proper hydration and electrolyte replenishment

Most runners realize that staying hydrated is paramount to success in longer events, but how much ...


Avoid the Dreaded Black Toenail

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As my runs extend beyond 10 miles, I find that I have started to get ...

Foot Care

Caveman Approved

Is the Paleo Diet right for runners?

Dr. Loren Cordain challenged a colleague, suggesting that a diet akin to our Paleolithic ancestors' is better. ...

Daily Nutrition

Sugar Shock

Before you chug down another sports drink, learn the not-so-sweet truth about sugar

Are you high? If you're like most U.S. citizens the answer is likely yes. According to conservative USDA estimates, ...

Daily Nutrition
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