The art of sneaky pee - What do marathon runners do when they are running a race and nature calls? South African ultra-trail superstar Ryan Sandes gives his tips on how to relieve oneself while on the run, and explains why runners should master the skill.
Seeds and grains for your sport diet - Today's athletes routinely enjoy nuts and berries and are now looking for ways to notch up their diets with more seeds and whole grains. While these are health-enhancing choices to include in your sports diet, their nutritional value can sometimes get exaggerated. This article offers a perspective on some "trendy" foods that are getting mainstreamed.
Running in Africa - The hottest continent on Earth, Africa is a true runner's paradise with drylands and deserts, savanna plains and very dense jungle regions hosting the world's largest combination of wild animals. Its climate ranges from tropical to subarctic on its highest peaks. Here is a collection of 2 places to run in Africa.
Carbohydrates and runners - Carbohydrates seem to be a source of confusion for athletes and fitness exercisers alike. Due to trendy diet books, many active people do not know what to eat. They just think they should avoid pasta, bagels, juice, bananas and sugar - even if these foods are non-problematic for them.
Fast food and runners - Fast foods are here to stay, and thankfully many of today's quick-service restaurants offer some healthful, low-fat options. Athletes can actually choose a decent sport diet at most places if they make wise choices. Here is a list of best bets for fast-foods-that-fuel at quick-service restaurants.