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Power Up Your Performance with Greens!

If you are training for your next marathon, or even just trying to enhance your running speed or stamina, add more dark, leafy greens to your diet! Yes, I said “greens,” not “protein” as you might have expected! Protein is certainly an important part of a runner’s diet with respect to building, repairing and maintaining muscle. But, so often, when I look at a client’s diet log, I see that they are loading up way too much on carbohydrates and protein, but leafy green vegetables are sorely overlooked! Leafy green vegetables are a nutritional powerhouse that should be an essential part of any runner’s diet! When we don’t eat enough leafy greens – particularly when we are intensely training – not only do we lose the minerals inherent in the greens themselves … Read entire article »

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