How to Carb-Load: to improve performance without feeling bloated

The training is done and you’re in the middle of tapering. What else is there left to do? Check out the podcast HERE of me (a sports dietitian) speaking with an athlete before his 100 mile Ultramarathon on Carbo-Loading! I like to think of carbohydrate loading as the equivalent to the portion of the Indy…

5 Ways to Improve Your Recovery Time after Workouts

Maybe you…. … Have been very diligent with your training plan. You’ve read the books and are progressing just like it is recommended. Yet you’re still sore after most workouts and it feels like you are not pushing past that point. … Are doing a multi-day hike and you cannot afford for your legs to…

The Journey Begins

Photo: Casco, Maine circa 2012. Taken on a disposable camera while Lauren and I were falling in love with the outdoors, enjoying our $7 tent share and snacking on Ritz crackers and peanut butter for an entire day and a half. Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter….