Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Tailwind Nutrition Debuts A New Flavor

Press release provided by ATRA Double Track member Tailwind Nutrition. Tailwind Nutrition’s New Flavor Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again. Satisfying flavor keeps energy up and stomach calmed down. Tailwind Nutrition is excited to debut Colorado Cola, a new addition to its Endurance Fuel line, at the Summer Outdoor Retailer show this week…. Read more »

Trail Runner’s Book Review: Sport Smoothies

Sport Smoothies: More than 65 Recipes to Boost Your Workouts & Recovery, written by Fern Green. Published by ATRA member VeloPress, 2019. Reviewed by trail runner Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian. I must admit I have been… Read more »

Incorporating Injury Prevention Exercises Into Your Daily Cooking Routine

Tayte Pollmann’s articles are supported by American Trail Running Association corporate member Nike Trail Running. You can follow Tayte’s adventures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The kitchen is a good place to incorporate injury prevention exercises into a daily training regimen. Exercises such as calf raises, ankle circles or leg raises can help runners prevent injuries… Read more »

Bust Out of Holiday Calorie-Buzz: Meet Your Nutritional Needs to Run Smarter and Happier

Tayte Pollmann’s articles are supported by American Trail Running Association corporate member Nike Trail Running. You can follow Tayte’s adventures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. As the holidays approach, so do the familiar smells and flavors reminiscent of the season. Those of turkeys (or Tofurkies), mashed potatoes, stuffing, eggnog, gingerbread cookies, and pumpkin pie. Surrounded by… Read more »

Give your favorite trail runner the gift of holiday beer

Let’s face it, during the holidays we sometimes get stuff that we don’t exactly want, or necessarily need. Rather than getting your favorite trail runner “stuff” that will probably just get placed in the closet full of other new stuff, why not just get the gift of holiday cheer, in the form of beer! Beer… Read more »

Real food sports nutrition for trail runners

Tayte Pollmann’s Tuesday Trail Tips series of articles are supported by American Trail Running Association corporate member Nike Trail Running. After eating a nutritious breakfast, Tayte drove up the hill to Mt. Hood this past Sunday for the Gnar Gnar trail race.  For me, the more real food I include in my diet the better…. Read more »

Bonk Breaker® Goes Non-GMO

Press release from ATRA corporate member Bonk Breaker. Santa Monica, CA–Bonk Breaker®, the Santa Monica-based manufacturer of freshly baked real food energy and protein bars, gluten-free energy chews and organic real fruit hydration drink mix proudly announces a commitment to taking the entire Bonk Breaker® product line non-GMO. With seventy-five percent of Bonk Breaker®’s current… Read more »

Power Up Everyday Exercise and Weekend Adventures with Real Foods from Rocket Fuel

Press release from ATRA corporate member VeloPress. In Rocket Fuel, award-winning dietitian Matt Kadey offers up 126 delicious, creative, and convenient real-food recipes to power your everyday exercise and weekend adventures. Kadey’s ingenious Rocket Fuel foods—like easy-to-make muffins, bars, pies, bites, gels, smoothies, balls, wraps, and cookies—will inspire how you fuel for your favorite sports…. Read more »

Tasty Treats for Springtime

Tasty Treats for Springtime was written by By Stephen R. Santangelo. This article originally appeared in ATRA’s Trail Times newsletter published in April 2016. Budding trees and the first hint of a crocus peeking out from its hibernation, remind us that spring is coming and it is time to plan — and then plant —… Read more »

Trail Butter launches Team USA flavor

Portland, Oregon based Trail Butter & Flora Health  have created a new “red, white & blue” flavor to help raise money for US athletes competing in the IAU Trail World Championships in Annecy, France. Scheduled for Saturday, May 30, the 86-kilometer trail race will include 5,300 meters of total climbing and will test the competitors’… Read more »

Eating to go the Distance — From 5K to 100 miles

By Naomi Mead This article originally appeared in our Summer 2014 Trail Times Newsletter – Volume 19, Number 68. Whether you’re a novice preparing for your first 5K, or a seasoned marathon runner training for your next step up on the endurance ladder, the way in which you fuel your body before, during and after… Read more »