Run Through This

Well, it’s been a little quiet here on this site. We team members have a bit of blame to take there. For a little behind the scenes look: we’re asked to each be putting up a little something a couple times a month. I felt like that challenge had been inspiring me to write a ...

Bananas are a plant-based runner’s best friend!

Carbohydrates and Fiber A typical, medium sized banana (118g) has 26g of carbohydrates and 3.1 grams of fiber. Bananas contain mainly two types of fiber: pectin and resistant starch. Pectin decreases as the banana ripens and resistant starch is found in unripe bananas. Pectin might help protect against colon cancer, while resistant starch feeds the good ...

Running Investigation and Inspiration

Image from RunnersWorld.com The first time I heard about Marathon Investigation (MI) was on the Human Race Podcast from Runners World. The episode explored MI and getting it right and getting wrong and what that means to us normal runners, and focused on a runner who was unjustly accused of cheating by MI. The second ...