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5 Supplements You Need for Your Next Marathon

I'm all about trying new products that will help give me just a little bit more edge on race day. Over the years, I've tried all sorts of vitamins, minerals, protein drinks, nutritious powerhouse foods, and even drinking apple cider vinegar with lemon in the mornings. (Come on, admit it, you've done it too.) This past training cycle I've added a couple new products as well as ones I've already been using for years. Nanohydr8 The newest and best product…

My Nutrition for the NYC Marathon–Before, During, and After

The NYC Marathon was my 10th marathon--enough to know a thing or two about the marathon but enough not to feel like I've mastered it yet. I think I try something a little different each time--trying to achieve that perfect race and ultimately run a sub-3 hour marathon. If you run marathons (or have ever run one), you know that it takes A LOT for the stars to align on that one specific day during those few specific hours on…

Calorie Consumption During Marathon Training

The first time I ran 100 miles in a week, I was ravenous. I wanted to eat everything in sight, and I especially craved fat. That was 5 years ago, and I've seen my body adapt over the years--not only in terms of being able to tolerate those distances better, but also in terms of calories needed to run those distances. Last summer I peaked at 95 miles; this summer I peaked at 74 miles. I can honestly say I…