Tag Archives: nutrition


breakfast of champions

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I happen to think it’s also the most delicious. When it comes to a morning workout my breakfast rituals go out the window (cue the Goldilocks’ predicament– not too much, not too little).  Dallas North Park educator and certified nutrition counselor, Dorry, shares […]

this machine runs on caffeine

You only have to be in a room with Tess for 4.3 seconds before it become clear that she’s addicted to two things: running and the world’s most popular psychoactive drug. No, not Ryan Gosling – caffeine. Tess, one of our GEC educators and a marathoner extraordinaire, tells us why she believes in a good hit of caffeine before an intense workout.

marathon meals: fueling on the go

Refueling during a marathon can be quite the challenge and isn’t always the prettiest sight. Those who manage to get more water in their mouth than on their bibs consider themselves lucky. lululemon ambassador Heather Calcote shares how she mastered fueling on the go.

the balance of diet and exercise

In 2001 D.C ambassador Errick McAdams found himself unemployed and overweight. His fitness “wake up call” came while watching one of those “E True Hollywood Stories” featuring Brad Pitt. “I realized he was 10 years older than me, and looked incredible!” Errick recalls. That’s when he decided to finally use his gym membership. Errick went in with the knowledge he gained from an athletics background and an “I will not fail” attitude.

nutrition tips for marathon training

That’s right, marathon-training season is upon us. While the right shoes, fancy pants, a committed running partner and clinic or training plan are key to a successful run we don’t often hear people ask ‘So, what are you eating?” Being a self-professed ‘Nutrition Nerd’, Jacqueline asked Georgia Morley (lululemon founder Chip Wilson’s chef and holistic nutrition super star) for some expert advice.

to juice or not to juice?

Getting your daily dosage of fruits and vegetables can be daunting. How many spinach leaves, beets and carrots can one person honestly eat each day? The pursuit of healthy living may be easy for some – for the rest of us, there’s the juicer. It’s definitely a lifestyle choice that requires time and money. Is it worth it? to juice… […]

ask a runner: nutrition tips

you asked You’ve competed in Ironman competitions, and from a beginner’s perspective that’s an amazing task and your body must take a lot of abuse. How much does nutrition play in your training regiment? What are some secret foods that you eat to stay in top physical shape? – Trevor ` Do you have any […]

cycling + nutrition

In preparing for the Best Buddies Challenge 100 mile ride in 3 weeks, I have been asked by many about how and what to eat on the bike. The answer I give is pretty simple. I eat what fuels me and what settles in my stomach the best. It is all about trial and error. […]

foods to keep you fueled up

When you’re training for a triathlon, what should you eat? Kirsten shares what she’s learned about eating for athletes.