nutrition

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    Caffeine and Running Performance

    By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN   Does caffeine hurt, or help when running?

    For most of us, our morning isn’t complete without our cup o’ delicious caffeinated beverage.  As far as running performance goes, whether it’s coffee, tea, or caffeinated gum, caffeine is a proven central nervous system stimulant.  In…

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    The Ketogenic Quandary

    By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN

    Despite the high-carbohydrate tradition in running, some endurance athletes are going against the grain and choosing low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diets in an attempt to change the way their bodies use energy—using fat stores first and reserving glycogen stores for later. LCHF

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