Top 5 Happy Runner Foods.

8 miles this morning braving the wind and the cold. Temps were in the 30s this morning but I am really looking forward to highs back in the 60s and 70s for the remainder of this week. Bring it on!

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Oh yeah baby, my kinda weather right here. Perfect for running.

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I thought I’d give you my top 5 favorite foods in random order…these in my opinion are great runner foods…and they make my body very happy. I know everyone is different but I do keep these staples in heavy rotation. When you put in a lot of miles on the road, I think what you put in your body is muy importante. If you eat crap, you will feel like crap. And vice versa. Like putting gas in your car…rev it up!

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Yep yep…truth. Haha

1. Spinach: I stock up on this in the beginning of the week and then I use it as an excuse to throw in everything. So good in a smoothie.

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2. Eggs: I try to eat these almost every day or every other day. I love to boil them because they are so quick and easy and then I’m out the door.

3. Salmon: 3 words. Lime cilantro salmon. The best. Buy it wild caught.

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4. Bananas: Again…great in smoothie or just an on the go snack.

5. Avocado: Yes…I eat 2-3 of ‘em a week. I love to mix them in eggs, with rice and chicken, you name it. Nom nom.

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What are your top 5 happy foods?

20 thoughts on “Top 5 Happy Runner Foods.

  1. Ha! I have literally had all five of those already today! Banana and hard boiled egg for b-fast and all the others are in the salad I am eating right now! The only one I would add off the top of my head is sweet potatoes!

  2. Ahh the weather where you live must be wonderful! My top five happy foods: peanut butter, cocoa powder (to mix with things), bananas, cottage cheese, and acorn squash.

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