Nutritionists on Diet Fads, the Rise of Obstacle Racing, and an Interview with Alysia Montaño

Obstacle racing isn't just a gimmick for weekend runners. TyAnn Clark is one of many serious elite runners who have become obstacle racing stars.

Nutritionists rate recent diet fads with letter grades.

How becoming runners changed people in a beginner 5k training group.

An interview with Alysia Montaño, who ran the 800m Prelim at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento nearly 8 months pregnant!

Race day tips from top women runners on Hungry Runner Girl.

Here's a recap of my recent posts. It's not too late to post your own questions and comments!

What's Your Favorite Drink?

U.S. Track & Field Championships

How Fast Could the Average World Cup Player Run A Mile?

What Do You Do with All That Daylight?

What to do When You Get Injured

Tony has been a runner for over three decades, competing in cross country and track in high school and college, and road races for various clubs. He's served as team captain for several Corporate Challenge teams at YMCA of the USA, and has informally coached many friends over the years.

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Running, obstacle racing, diets, Alysia Montaño, race day tips

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