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Fueling Before a Workout

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Last month my nutrition article focused on the big picture of fueling a workout: from daily fueling to which types of runs require pre/post fueling. This month I will hone in specifically on pre-workout/run fueling, including both the timing and content. Things

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Fueling on the Run

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Fueling a run: When is it important? Most runners would answer this statement with “always!”, and athletes in general are continuously told the importance of fueling their workouts and races. But what exactly does that mean, and do the same guidelines apply

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10 Holiday Wellness Tips to Create a Foolproof Holiday Diet Plan

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD The holiday season can be challenging for anyone trying to eat healthy. Planning ahead is your best weapon in the war against holiday binges. Use this worksheet to set yourself up for success every day throughout the season!   Set positive “addition”

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Adjusting Your Fueling Based on Activity

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Barring certain medical conditions, the basic tenants of nutrition apply to everyone: we need macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, protein, and water) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), along with less well categorized nutrients like antioxidants.  How much, from what types of foods, and when

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