When you think crunch, what comes to mind? Time crunch, ab crunch or the satisfying crunch of food? We all want to do our best to be productive, fit and well-fed. So how do we find the right balance?
As the Peanut Vendor, it’s well known that I love peanuts. Some people say I’m “obsessed” with them and that I should “get help.” But I have great news—there’s someone who loves peanuts even more than me! And that’s former professional football player Charles “Peanut” Tillman.
Imagine: It’s race day. The temperature is just right, the air is fresh, camaraderie is high and your best run seems like it’s at your fingertips. But if one critical piece of the picture – nutrition – is missing, the race will probably not be your most enjoyable or fastest. Whether you’re running a 5K or a marathon, include nutrient-dense foods before and after the race.
As a sports dietitian and nutrition coach, Leslie Bonci is always looking for ways to help her athletes optimize performance through what they eat, how much they eat and when they eat. She likes to provide demos, cooking classes and shopping tours and watch them become engaged, excited and inspired to think about their fuel. Peanuts and peanut butter are an integral part of her entire nutrition coaching process.
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