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World-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky prove food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time.

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Recipe: Whole Wheat and Flax Pancakes

Recipe: Whole Wheat and Flax Pancakes

Sneak Peak Recipe from the Runners World Vegetarian Cookbook  By Elyse Kopecky We are a pancake loving family. Making pancakes or waffles on Sunday morning with our kids has become a tradition that I look forward to every weekend. My 12 month old especially goes wild when he sees pancakes, pointing and shrieking to get us to put them on his plate as soon as...

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Why You Need More Iron In Your Diet

Why You Need More Iron In Your Diet

Shalane's Favorite Iron-Rich Foods By Natalie Bickford, MS What is Iron? Iron is an important mineral that is responsible for carrying oxygen from our red blood cells (RBCs) to our organs, muscles and tissues. When you are running low on iron, your RBC count goes down. This means your blood isn’t getting as much oxygen to your tissues, which can lead to fatigue. Why Do Runners...

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Run Fast Eat Slow Thanksgiving Menu

Run Fast Eat Slow Thanksgiving Menu

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes By Elyse Kopecky Wow Thanksgiving has snuck up on me this year! Hard to believe it’s just two weeks away. We’ve had an unseasonably warm Fall and I’ve been soaking up plenty of time running in the sunshine, so it hardly feels like the holidays are upon us. I’m looking forward to hosting this year since our kitchen remodel is almost...

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Feeding my cravings with healthy food has long been my recipe for running longevity. Run Fast Eat Slow contains sound advice and delicious and nutritious recipes—finally a true runner's kitchen companion.

Joan Benoit SamuelsonFirst-ever women’s Olympic marathon champion

You are what you put in your body. In Run Fast, Eat Slow, Shalane and Elyse provide amazing recipes for fueling your body. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to excel in running or just live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Meb KeflezighiFour-time US Olympian and Boston Marathon champion

There are so many misleading diet trends pushed at young female athletes. Finally here’s a book after my own heart—celebrating indulging in real food!

Allyson FelixOlympic gold medal sprinter

I can’t say enough great things about the recipes in this book! Everything is delicious and very easy to prepare.

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