Boost your endurance and build strong bones with Bean and Shrimp Quesadillas, which provide a triple shot of key runner-friendly minerals — calcium, magnesium, and iron.
Repair muscle and ease post-workout muscle pain and inflammation with Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry. Research shows that ginger eases muscle pain. And the low-sodium soy sauce will help rebalance electrolyte levels after a sweaty run.
Delight in a delicious, low-calorie, protein-packed recovery meal. Southern Unfried Chicken, from celebrity chef and runner Art Smith, is crispy and flavorful.
Fill up on energizing lean protein to curb appetite and boost calorie burn with Corn Tortilla with Fig Jam and Roasted Turkey, made in just 10 minutes and full of complex carbs and fiber, which also helps stop some calories from being absorbed.Every recipe in The Runner’s World Cookbook was created by a master chef, food writer, nutritionist, or elite runner who knows what nutrients the body needs to fuel and recover (plus they taste amazing!). Savor recipes from Mark Bittman, Patricia Wells, Pam Anderson, Nate Appleman, Deena Kastor, Liz Applegate, PhD, and more.