Nutrition

Fueling For a Marathon: Recovery

First, hydrate to replenish the fluid you’ve lost from sweating. A good rule is to drink 16 to 24 ounces for every pound you lose over the course of your run. That’s slightly more...

How to Make Energy Bars

1 ½ lbs chopped dates 3 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp fresh orange zest or Grand Marnier, or ¼ tsp orange extract ½ tsp sea salt ...

How To Make Produce Last Longer

“We end up wasting a lot of food not only because we don’t know how to store it correctly, but also because we don’t plan very well,” says Mark Mulcahy, produce expert...

Fueling For a Marathon: During the Race

Don’t stop fueling. Your body wants simple sugar, and about 250 calories worth of it an hour. For most people, taking it in small doses, like a Shot Blok, or part of a gel, works best. If...

Fueling For a Marathon: The Morning of the Race

Don’t do anything weird. At least 90 minutes before the gun, eat 300-600 calories of simple food you know your body can run on, like a bagel with peanut butter, or oatmeal. If you’re...

Fueling For a Marathon: The Night Before

You want carbs, but you don’t need to subscribe to the high school track team model of a huge pasta dinner. Eat meals that combine complex carbohydrates with a little bit of protein and...

How to Fuel For a Marathon

There’s plenty of information about how to train for a marathon: how many miles to run, how to taper, what to wear. But there’s not that much straightforward beta about what to eat,...

Fueling For a Marathon: Pre-Training Meals

You’re not going to make it far if you don’t have fuel, because your body burns through its glycogen stores quickly, so it’s important to eat before a long run. A Tufts...

Fueling For a Marathon: One Week Before the Race

Start to increase your calorie intake, and ramp up the amount of carbohydrates you’re eating. Look for whole grain breads and pastas, fruits, and starches like sweet potatoes. A 2012 study...

The Truth About Paleo

Twenty-six years ago, Loren Cordain, a lifeguard turned exercise-physiology professor at Colorado State University, began an obsession with an influential 1985 paper published in the New...

Rok Espresso Machine

Espresso machines are expensive and require a lot of maintenance. That’s why Britain’s ROK, with its heavy steel hand pump, is such a brilliant brewer. The pump forces highly...

How to Cook a Tough Bird

A bird that’s run around the yard, dug for bugs, had chicken fights, and made chicken love will have a lot more texture to its flesh than a bird raised in something like a packed subway...

Red Meat Recipes: The Final Ingredient

One could argue that a glass of red wine would be a good companion to all of these aforementioned dishes. And to be honest, the glass was there as I tested them. While I ate the meat, the wine...

Drinking Outside the Box

If you’ve ever packed a bottle of wine into the boondocks, you know the hazards and the rewards. Some of the negatives, like broken glass, or a wine spill in your backpack, hopefully...

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