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Nick

Nick helps aspiring runners learn how to take a healthful approach to their training and races so they don’t crash and burn before they achieve their goals.

The Effects of Sugar on the Gut

Sugar effects the gut

If you didn’t already know this: I’m passionate about gut health. And I genuinely believe that most modern ailments stem from a gut imbalance. One of the most common of these gut issues has to do with the general population’s…

Are running shoes causing your injuries?

running shoes causing injuries

Why do runners get injured so often?  50% of runners are injured at some point every year. Could it be the food we eat? Maybe. Could it be setting unachievable goals? Possibly. Perhaps it’s the sedentary lifestyle we adopt for…

How to fix your gut in 90 days

I’ve long been on a journey to fix my gut. And if you’re reading this, I bet you have been too.  Do you want to know the biggest breakthrough I’ve had in years when it comes to healing my gut?…

Huel For Runners – Complete Nutrition in a Drink

Recovering from a heavy training session or loading up on the calories to reduce any deficit is hard! Many runners reach for protein shakes which is not often the most nutritious decision. Could Huel be the answer for runners when…

5 Ways to Deal with an Autoimmune Flare-up

Autoimmune flare-ups can be incredibly frustrating, disappointing, and depressing – to say the least. Especially when your overall symptoms and abilities we’re looking on the up and up only the day (or hour) before. I get it, I truly do.…

Can you have your cake and run, too?

Sweets on a plate

Do you remember the last time you got home from a big run…. and stuffed your face full of food? What food was it? A healthy lentil stew, or a dirty cheese enchilada? In this post, I want to explore…

What to eat after your run

Running on the trail before food

Deciding how you are going to refuel your body after a run is a difficult decision. To make the right choice, we first have to understand how we are going to help our body recover, at the fastest rate possible.…

What to Eat Before a Run

Breakfast items

Let’s say you’re going to run today. Maybe the race you’re running starts at 9 am. The biggest question is, “What do I eat for breakfast?”. Well, you have options, but I want to go through the foods you should…

Rethinking Race Nutrition

Potatoes for race nutrition

How many sports gels do you throwback during a race? One, two, ten? Let me ask you, have you ever thought about what sports gels might be doing to your gut? In case you didn’t know this: whole foods can…