Guest Blog: Albert Lu Find out if you are sweating too much During your races, you probably sweat a great amount. Not only are you losing water through your sweat, but you are also losing important salts that your body requires...
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell How to make healthy eating delicious By far one of the things as a chef that drives me crazy are recipes created by “health professionals” that claim this one recipe is both healthy and taste great. No...
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell Holiday parties are in season and if you’re not careful, a great time to overindulge. Whether it’s the five too many drinks at the office party or the constant grazing of the hors d’euorvers that bombard...
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell   So what exactly is a mise en place? Well, the short definition is organizing and preparing your ingredients before you actually start the real cooking. The fancy, technical chef definition is: “ a French culinary phrase which...
How to deal with running in hot or cold climates For the past 10 years now I have lived in Phoenix, Arizona - one of the hottest places to run in the U.S. for a good part of the year;...
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell One I question I get a lot from triathletes training for an Ironman is how to create a meal plan that works with their busy and exhausting schedule. After having spent months training and now finishing...
Guest Blog: Samantha Hagness I love my Vitamix! My boyfriend and I splurged and bought ourselves a Vitamix for Christmas last year. We went with the refurbished one so we could justify how frivolous we were being. As it turns out,...
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell The summer grilling season has come to an end and the cooler weather is ushering in the season of roasting and braising. Instead of braising dishes for hours on the stovetop or in the oven, I...
Guest Blog: Gabrielle Darvassy (B'Gabs Goodies)   Autumn is arriving here in Chicago. The weather is tuning and my body is starting to crave more cooked foods that are filling and soulful. For me comfort foods are always in a bowl....
Guest Blog: Susan Harrell Crock-Pot Cooking The crock-pot is probably the most underutilized kitchen gadget for busy athletes. Sometimes a 15-minute meal is too much effort after a long day of work that either started too early on the track or...