Vegetarian runners are no longer in a class by themselves. But if you’re a new vegetarian runner, you may be wondering how to make sure you don’t miss anything. Here are some tips to guide you through the important nutrients.


For runners, iron is very important, because one of its main roles is to transport oxygen contained in the blood (red blood cells) to the muscles, and then produce energy. If you have persistent fatigue, lack of energy during your workouts or feel like you are not recovering well between workouts, iron deficiency may be the cause.

Sports nutrition

The arrival of warm weather can only mean one thing: the running season is here! You may be wondering what to eat before you go for your workout? It all depends on food digestion times and your individual tolerance!


Many of our clients who run are subject to digestive discomforts that affect their performance. The most common digestive problems reported are gastro-esophageal reflux, nausea and abdominal cramps.

March is Nutrition Month and this year’s theme invites us to choose ingredients that will contribute to building a healthier future. The goal is to reduce food waste, reduce over-packaging and choose foods from sustainable systems.

It’s Spring break and you’re looking for activities to do with your kids? Involve them in preparing snacks that will be ideal to eat before a workout (30 to 60 minutes before) and that will also make the kids happy!

Valentine’s Day is coming up and chocolate is everywhere in the stores. Many people love chocolate and how many times have we heard rumors about chocolate and sports performance!

Although it is not our habit, did you know that hydration during exercise should remain the same during the winter season? Follow the advice of Vivaï, our nutrition experts.

In order to maintain a certain level of endurance, many runners still do long runs and others practice complementary sports. Here’s what our Vivaï nutrition experts suggest to keep your energy levels up.

From a sports nutrition point of view, certain principles must be respected if you want to get the most pleasure out of it during the cold season.