Matt Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald is an endurance sports author, coach, and nutritionist. His latest book is Life Is a Marathon: A Memoir of Life and Endurance (Da Capo Lifelong, 2019).


How Running Saved My Life

When his wife was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Matt Fitzgerald had one way to deal: running.

Matt Fitzgerald
Mar 25, 2019

5 Signs That You're Training Too Much

You're dreading workouts, easy days aren't easy, and other signs that you're spending a little too much time on the trails

Matt Fitzgerald
Jul 12, 2017

3 Healthy Recipes for the Time-Crunched Athlete

Smart nutrition isn't about eating restrictively. It's knowing how to fit high-quality meals into a hectic lifestyle—by shopping for the right ingredients, having go-to recipes, and making sure you...

Matt Fitzgerald
Feb 6, 2014

The Corrections

The 12 most common, performance-defeating fitness mistakes, and how to fix them

Matt Fitzgerald
Dec 4, 2008

E = You, Lean and Mean²

Forget what you've heard about calories, pounds, carbs, or miles—the adventure athlete's real secret to optimal weight is all about energy management

Paul Scott and Matt Fitzgerald
Jan 1, 2002

Prewinter Jump Start

Cold-weather battle plans from the nation's top fitness advisors

Matt Fitzgerald
Oct 1, 2001

Smells like Team Spirit

Adventure races have come into their own. Time to join the self-punishing fun and tackle your first one.

Matt Fitzgerald
Jul 1, 2001