Ultramarathon Runner Stephanie Howe's 7 Training Secrets

Ultramarathon runner Stephanie Howe offers tips on how you should eat to perform at your peak in long endurance races.

Howe's favorite CLIF Bar combo is a chocolate flavored CLIF Bar topped with peanut butter. It's a smart enhancement. Peanut butter is full of healthy fats and protein, both of which are necessary in any athlete's diet.

Pairing healthy foods together is a great way to sneak in extra energy or nutrients. Use Howe's trick of adding peanut butter to a chocolate treat, or try other combos, like adding slices of avocado to a chicken meal, or drizzling extra olive oil on a salad to increase your healthy fat intake.

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Topics: PROTEIN | WATER | CHICKEN | NUTRIENTS | PEANUT BUTTER | OLIVE OIL | BUTTER | BACON