Today's video is Part 2 of our Ask Coach Carrie series with Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson. Jennifer W. writes: "I would love to hear more about nutrition, not only during a run, but what to do in the days before and after?"
To watch any previous training tips, please search our blog archives (to the right) by topic under Training Tips or find Moms on the Run on our YouTube channel.
Maintaining healthy habits is hard, but how can we work smarter, not harder, especially when it comes to mealtime? We’re enlisting the help of MedExpress team member and nutritionist Lindsay Nelson, who knows a thing or two about healthy eating habits that can make eating tasty food and healthy food the same thing. Read the full article.
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We asked Coach Sarah to share some simple nutrition tips to help us keep our families healthy. In this video, Sarah offers ideas for fun, kid-friendly snacks that are easy to make and good for them, too.
by Coach Sarah,
Eau Claire Moms on the Run Coach and MOTRwell program facilitator
Did you know that sugars are routinely hidden in common household foods such as salsa, mustard, spaghetti sauces, mayonnaise, chicken broth, salad dressings, crackers, peanut butter, bread, bacon, and beef sticks? It’s no wonder we crave sugar and feel out of control with it at times. It is now estimated that Americans consume anywhere between 17-40 teaspoons of sugar a day! Am I the only one that thinks that’s crazy?! Picture a teaspoon of sugar. Now picture yourself eating 17 of them a day. Gross.