Amy Stephens

MS, RDN, CSSD, CDCES

Licensed dietiTian

specializing in sports nutrition and diabetes

Blog and Press

How to prevent GI issues in runners

We all know far too well that gastrointestinal issues can derail a training run or race physically and mentally. Cramping, bloating, and diarrhea can quickly worsen dehydration and become very painful or even debilitating. In this post, I outline some easy strategies to help you feel better and improve performance when facing GI issues. By following these nutrition strategies, one can improve symptoms and performance as a whole.

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lose fat in a healthy way

How to change body composition in a healthy way

It has been proven that athletes with more muscle mass and less fat are able to run faster due to the power-to-weight ratio. Oftentimes, athletes will try to lose weight in an unhealthy way which can negatively affect performance and cause injury.

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Iron for endurance athletes

Iron for endurance athletes

Iron is an important nutrient to endurance athletes because it carries oxygen and produces energy. Many studies have reported the prevalence of iron deficiency in endurance athletes to be as high as 50% in females and 30% in males.

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