Category: pre-marathon meal

Snack Right: Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars!

As I squeezed through the massive crowds yesterday, watching people of all shapes, sizes, ethnicities and ages run around this city for the Chicago marathon, I was inspired. How all of these people, so different in their everyday lives, came together for one singular purpose: to run. With the spiked temperatures, the pain on many... Read more »

Best Pre-Marathon Meal!

Tonight, it will be no surprise as Italian restaurants sport long, winding lines and impossible wait times. Marathoners will be feasting on bottomless bowls of pasta. But, is this the best bet? “Carb-loading” isn’t always the best idea in terms of endurance events. Eating healthy carbs with each meal, several days to weeks in advance... Read more »