Nutrition

When I got interested in ultrarunning, I started to think about how to fuel myself during a run. Before stepping up to ultradistances, I hardly considered eating during my runs a necessity. I also raced half-marathons and marathons on nothing more than water. Foolish, I know. Today, I know better and include a source of …

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If you’re looking for an easy flourless pancake recipe with a success guarantee, look no further. These mascarpone crepes will be your new favorites. All you need is mascarpone, eggs, and your sweetener of choice. Or make them savory and omit the sweetener. I fried them in coconut oil and enjoyed them with applesauce 😋 …

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“Ultramarathons are eating contests with a little bit of food thrown in.” That statement by ultrarunning legend Ann Trason illustrates perfectly the importance of fueling during ultramarathon racing. More often than not, however, this is an area many runners overlook when training for an ultramarathon. The result? Stomach cramps, bloating, nausea, and a resulting inability …

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What would you do if your health was restored by doing the opposite of everything you were taught? That is the question Michelle Hurn asks you in her book “The Dietician’s Dilemma,” and it is a question that far too few of us think about deeply. Due to my experiments and a slight obsession with …

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Us runners love our carbs. Pasta parties, carbohydrate loading, and aid stations stocked with fruit, cakes, and coke illustrate the importance of carbohydrates for running performance. But are carbohydrates the preferred fuel for your athletic pursuits, or is fat a better alternative? Should you give up on sugary gels and sports drinks and opt for …

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If you like potatoes and seafood, you will love this dish. Root vegetables and seafood combine into a perfect meal of healthy carbs, fats, and protein. Combining herbs de Provence with ground turmeric seems a bit odd at first, but trust me, this combination of flavors is one you don’t want to miss 😉. Coconut …

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These chocolate squares are one of my favorites. With a bit more protein than your typical chocolate bars, they are great for long runs, where it can be tricky to consume adequate protein. I found they taste better a day or two after making. Just after hardening, they might be a bit gooey – like …

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For this chocolate ice cream, you only need five ingredients and 10 minutes of spare time. I don’t have an ice cream maker, so I mixed some basic keto ingredients and put the mixture in the freezer. The result is a chocolate ice cream that is creamy and sweet and an excellent basis for further …

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If you are looking for a ridiculously easy-to-make keto bread with a hint of sweetness – look no further. This is my variation of the egg loaf recipe I found on the carb manager app’s website. The basic recipe calls for eggs, cream cheese, butter, and cinnamon. I added a pinch of salt, coconut flour, …

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