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Healthy Recipes for Runners: Meet The Kitchen Vixen

We are excited to announce that Elizabeth Brown, aka “The Kitchen Vixen,” will be providing the WalkJogRun community with weekly healthy recipes! Meet Elizabeth Masters of Science in Nutrition Registered Dietitian Certified Holistic Chef Certified Personal Trainer Certified Diabetes Educator Certified Weight Management Specialist Elizabeth attended Penn State University where she earned a Bachelors of […]

Energy Gels: Can You Train Without Them?

Q: Can you train without energy gels or beans, and only with water when training for a half marathon? You can run with only water, but when you do, be mindful of the loss of electrolytes (sodium, potassium…) and energy lost (carbohydrates). An optimal way to supplement these losses in long distance runs and races […]

New School Lunch Programs Aim to Fight Obesity

I recently read an article from the New York Times, about how for the first time in over 15 years, the National School Lunch Program has raised nutrition standards. I have a few comments to make about this article, and would love to hear your own thoughts as well. “As parents, we try to prepare […]

Food Safety Tips

This is Episode 03 of WalkJogRun's podcast, TalkJogRun. In this episode, we speak with Chef Keith Norman and FAAN's Chris Weiss. They give us some helpful hints on food safety in the kitchen, allergies, and food preparation and storage.