Meal Prep 101 – How to Prepare for Crazy Weeks!

MEAL PREP 101 – HOW TO PREPARE FOR CRAZY WEEKS!!! Meal prep includes the planning, shopping, preparation, cooking, and storage of your weekly meals.  Obviously, it will be different for everyone depending on your goals and your lifestyle. The most common objection I hear to meal prep is “I don’t have time to meal prep!  Read more about Meal Prep 101 – How to Prepare for Crazy Weeks![…]

Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?

Part 4: Got Protein? By: Marcia Homer, MS, CSN As an endurance athlete, most of my life has been about the pursuit of carbohydrates. Where to get them, what’s the best kind, are they complex or simple, etc. And I felt kind of sad when my friends, the carbohydrates, started taking some serious media heat Read more about Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?[…]

Enhancing Performance – “To Gu or Not to Gu”

Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point? Part 5: To GU or not to GU? By: Marcia Homer, MS, CSN One of the most common questions I get as an endurance athlete is this: “Do you use Gu?” I just completed my 10th Hood to Coast (the most awesome relay on earth – yes – Read more about Enhancing Performance – “To Gu or Not to Gu”[…]

Enhancing Performance – Part 2 – Creatine

By: Marcia Homer, MS, CSN As endurance athletes, we are a unique bunch aren’t we? With, perhaps, a particular set of skills? (Shout out to Liam Neeson fans here..) Considering that the majority of Americans have trouble finding the time or energy to work out at all, let alone train for a grueling endurance bike Read more about Enhancing Performance – Part 2 – Creatine[…]

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Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?

  This is a series of articles on ergogenic aids – performance enhancing supplements. Part 1 is on my favorite ergogenic aid – caffeine! (Full Disclosure: several Venti Starbucks cups were harmed in the writing of this article..) As endurance athletes, we all have our different reasons for doing what we do. Maybe we’re addicted to the endorphins, maybe Read more about Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?[…]

Welcome to Homer Up for Health!

Ok, Did I seriously just start a blog? Wow. Ok, here’s the thing about that: I’m a technology moron. And not a very interesting one. No, seriously. It was only just like a few weeks ago when I was sitting at lunch with my friend, Erin, (my brilliant, personal 30-something consultant on all things hip and fashionable) Read more about Welcome to Homer Up for Health![…]