Lots more foods do a body more good than milk from a cow! Read on to learn about plant foods high in calcium and a sample meal plan for athletes to boost calcium intake.
An overview of iron requirements for men and women, how to ensure absorption and a sample meal plan for vegan runners.
Yes, you CAN get enough calories to train for a marathon on a vegan diet. The 5 high-calorie vegan foods discussed here are only the beginning.
Here's how I make my award-winning veggie chili, an excellent choice for vegan runners in need of protein, iron and vitamin C after a hard workout or race.
Creamy marinara pasta that comes together in the time it takes to boil the pasta and then head out for a 3-mile run.
The Plant-Powered Runner takes on the Murph.
Add these exercises to your cross-training routine to improve strength and balance and prevent running injuries.
A strong core results in a more stable gait with fewer excessive movements, improves running economy and makes it easier to negotiate uneven terrain on trails.
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