Are ketones the key to newfound speed? Not so fast, say experts. Here’s what to know about the fueling approach some athletes say has helped them level up.
You may know that you need carbs to perform well, but not always for the reasons you think. Here’s the new science on why going carb-light can actually be hurting your performance.
Our hiking columnist has spent more than a quarter of the past four years on trail. Every morning out there, without fail, he eats another perfect packet of Pop-Tarts.
Our nutrition expert takes us on a tour of fueling options available at most running specialty stores, and how runners can shop smarter to fuel their races and long runs.
Hydration isn’t just for race day. The latest science shows that it not only makes you feel better and stronger today, but is key to a long and healthy life.
A sports-certified Registered Dietitian lays out how to fuel during a strength-focused training block (and no, you don't have to choke down a million protein shakes).
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You know it as a bone booster, but there are plenty of other reasons to make sure you are getting enough calcium. Here’s your primer on the essential nutrient.
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Mood swings? Fatigue? Hungry all the time? Here’s how to know if you need to switch things up with your food decisions.
The supplement Athletic Greens/AG1 seems to be everywhere in the endurance market these days. Registered Dietitian Matthew Kadey takes a look at "greens powders" for athletes and whether they deliver on their mighty claims.
A new study following ultrarunners attempted to answer an age old question: What causes GI problems in races? Here's the science.
Our bodies sometimes need help absorbing the nutrients in your food. These food pairings will help maximize nutritional benefit.
Your GI system is unique to you, and it can be upset by many things. But carefully calibrating your pre-race breakfast can prevent mishaps.
A new breed of trackers aims to help you optimize performance through diet.
You plan every element of your pre- and mid-race fueling meticulously. But what about how to eat after you've crossed the finish line?
We know we lose a lot of sweat when we run, especially the extreme distances of ultramarathons. So how should you strategize salt replacement?
A 2021 study gathered data on what nutrition runners consumed before and during a 24-hour ultra run. Quantity of carbohydrates leading up to the event and during the event both correlated with performance outcomes. What does that mean for long races? Keep the carbs coming.
Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact
When I spent a month in Italy, I expected to find great food. What I didn't expect was for that food to be great running fuel, too.
In The Performance Corner, our expert strength running coach shares five things you can do to build resilience and train injury free.
By planning the timing and amount of the fiber you eat, you can avoid discomfort and potential on-the-run mishaps.
These seven foods make a great addition to a balanced diet, sneaking in extra helpings of important nutrients.
We've all heard about that 30-minute window when we're "supposed" to eat after a run. But how important is that time frame really?
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Eating enough food can be a high stakes game for athletes, as undereating can lead to negative impacts on fundamental body processes.
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