Nutrition

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The Glow Life: Coconut Protein Breakfast Bar Recipe

Here at Do Epic Runs, we’ve been on a coconut kick lately. Plus, we’re always looking for nutrious, clean snacks packed with protein.  This recipe from Kristi and The Glow Life packs it all into one. Her Coconut Protein Breakfast Bars are super easy to make and perfect for post morning workouts to refuel!…

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Obsession of the Week: Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil– if you’re like me, you’ve been hearing about it EVERYWHERE. It can be used in the kitchen, in the shower, as a sweetener, as a skin moisturizer. It can be used everywhere and for anything. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why it’s Do Epic Runs’ Obsession of the Week.…

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#Clean14 Recipe: Whole Wheat Fettuccine with Mushroom Sauce

Let #Clean14 commence! I found this amazing flax & chia pasta at Sprouts and bought two packages – one Whole Wheat and one Spinach. YUM. Since two of my 2014 resolutions are A) to follow more recipes and B) to use more fresh herbs in my cooking, I decided to tackle both, using some fresh basil I also purchased with FULL INTENTION of using it.…

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Marathon Training: July 22

T-minus 68 days until the Half Moon Bay International Marathon… and believe me, we are counting… and SO EXCITED.Marathon Training

Race Registration? CHECK. Flights to SFO? CHECK. Training? Working on it! We are super stoked for Half Moon Bay and have kicked marathon training into full gear over here at Do Epic Runs.…

90 Day Body Overhaul: Week 5 Update

90 Day Body Overhaul: Week 5 Update

OH HAI ERRYBODY! Its time for my 90 Day Body Overhaul: Week 5 Update. It has been a crazy week for me, complete with 50+ hours of work, fitting time in with a bunch of my fabulous friends and getting rear ended in Hollywood/slamming my head into my steering wheel (THAT was super fun), but I still made time to eat well and exercise.…

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Host An Epic Summer Party

We’ll be honest…as soon as the weather starts warming up we’re in EPIC SUMMER PARTY MODE.

What does an EPIC SUMMER entail, you might ask? Well for us it could be anything like: water gun fight races, sunset beach yoga, camping, hiking, running (of course) and LOTS of seafood and great summer beers and flavored waters.…

Juice Crafters 3 Day Master Cleanse

What It’s Like To Do A Juice Cleanse

Juicing is so hot right now. Especially here in Los Angeles – you can’t walk more than 5 feet without seeing someone toting  a container full of green liquid, chock full of vegetables and fruits and all sorts of nutrient goodness.…

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Lunch: Easy Veggie Pasta Salad

To run regularly, you’ve got to have discipline – not only to make yourself get up and go, but to eat properly so you can keep up your energy. I enjoy cooking, but I am by not means a chef (just ask my boyfriend).…

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How much protein should I be eating?

Recently, Erin and I ran our 3 mile Santa Monica Airport loop and noticed that we felt better than normal at the end – we were less tired, didn’t stop at all and even felt like we could keep going. We thought back about our routine that week to see what could’ve contributed and chalked it up to a bit more cross training and a lot more protein.…

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Quick and Healthy Breakfast Choices for the Work Week

Quick, Healthy Breakfast Choices for the Work Week

We all know how important it is to eat a healthy, balanced breakfast. Eating breakfast gives you energy for the day and for your workout. It helps with concentration and mood. And people who eat breakfast are less likely to gain weight and/or overeat later on in the day.…