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  • The ultimate science-backed guide to improving cycling performance with personalized nutrition

    Okay cyclists, listen up. Whether you want to improve your endurance on the bike or build speed, your nutrition matters. A lot. Here’s everything you need to know about optimizing your performance on the bike through personalized nutrition.
    Kim McDevitt, MPH, RD
    20 mins
  • The best ergogenic aids for runners according to Registered Dietitians

    Looking to improve your running performance? Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned marathoner, ergogenic aids can give you a cutting edge. However, not all are created equal. Here are the best ergogenic aids according to science. (And yes, they’re all legal).
    Elle Penner, MPH, RD
    15 mins
  • Can e-biking improve cycling performance?

    E-bikes have become a popular choice for many but do they actually make you a better cyclist? World Masters Time Trial Champion, Anne Valta, explores the research on e-biking for improving performance and recounts her own experience as a skeptic.
    Anne Valta, Elo Health Coach
    5 mins
  • How Catra Corbett overcame addiction and became an accomplished ultra-runner, fueled by plants

    One hundred 100-mile races is a feat that few people achieve. For 56 year-old Catra Corbett, this is one of many achievements on her running resume. Read on to learn how this meth addict turned vegan endurance athlete found redemption through ultra running and plant-based eating.
    Anne Valta, Elo Health Coach
    3 mins
  • Should you eat before a morning run?

    You’ve heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. From giving your metabolism a boost to improving focus and mood, science suggests a morning meal can have significant benefits, and might just make you a faster runner, too.
    Elle Penner, MPH, RD
    2 mins
  • How to lose weight without killing your cycling performance

    Balancing cycling performance and weight loss can be tricky. Sure, being lighter can be helpful for hill climbs, but not if it comes at the expense of muscle mass. Here are 7 science-backed strategies for losing weight without losing muscle (and killing your cycling performance).
    Elle Penner, MPH, RD
    10 mins