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FUELING STRATEGIES: PART II

In Part II, Cara Marrs, Honey Stinger athlete and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, teaches you how to take care of your body before, during and after your race with antioxidant-rich foods along with complex carbs, healthy fats and protein-rich snacks. — As mentioned in Fueling Strategies: Part I, I cannot stress how critical it is to consume. . .

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Hydrate Like the Pros: Meet Sarah True

2016 Olympian and Nuun athlete, Sarah True, gives you all the details on how to properly hydrate during those long days – and keep your dentist happy! Nuun is keeping our runners hydrated at each LaceUp stop this year! — I’ve only recently been named an official Nuun ambassador, but I’ve been using and loving. . .

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FUELING STRATEGIES: PART I

Honey Stinger athlete and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Cara Marrs, takes you through how to best fuel your body and how honey plays an important role. — I want to take this time to talk about sports fueling strategies and the background of the sugars we consume as we fuel our bodies. A piece of advice to. . .

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Honey Stinger – Fuel Made Simple

We like to keep our runners at their peak performance before, during and after a race. That’s why we teamed up with Honey Stinger – to provide LaceUp runners with the highest quality fuel. Engineered by nature, Honey Stinger uses honey, a natural form of energy and antioxidants, as a carbohydrate source for all products. Research. . .

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydration

Our friends at Nuun will keep you fueled throughout the 2019 LaceUp season. Their Chief Nutritionist, Vishal Patel, has 5 facts about hydration to keep you at the top of your game. At Nuun, the benefits of hydration come second nature to us, because every one of us lives an active lifestyle where hydration plays a. . .

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10 Tips for a Successful Road Race

We’re just one month away from the start of the 2019 Lexus LaceUp Running Series! Our friends from Nuun have 10 tips for you as you train for LaceUp Orange County on Sept. 7. Run or bike the course. Checking out the course beforehand will help you mentally prepare for race day. You’ll know what. . .

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How Physical Activity Lowers Your Risk for Diabetes

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series is excited to announce the Orange County Walk for a Cause with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. The Southern California running series is hosting a 5K walk on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in Irvine, CA. The walk is a part of the Orange County Team Relay event, one. . .

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Lexus LaceUp Adds New Healthy Happy Hour to 2017 Season

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Saucony is excited to announce the addition of the new Healthy Happy Hour which will kick off the 2017 fall running seasonSept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Runners and fitness buffs of all types are invited to mingle with like-minded people in the. . .

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7 Tips for the Day Before the Big Race

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, acclaimed author, world-class running and triathlon coach and sports nutritionist The last 24 hours before a running race can be a time of anxiety and uncertainty. Use these tips to stay worry-free and set yourself up for a great experience.  Do a short workout. A short workout is better than none. . .

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Sweet Potato Bites: Recover with These Post-Run Meals

Words: Allie Fisher Allie Fisher is an Orange County-based runner who loves the half marathon and 10K distance. When she’s not running, she’s sharing her healthy recipes and restaurant reviews on her food blog, Sweet Potato Bites. In my last fit fuel post, I shared some of the best foods to eat before a run, but. . .

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