kara goucher

My Healthy: Kara Goucher

The Olympic runner and author on her go-to snacks and favorite foam roller

Long-distance runner Kara Goucher relies as much on her mental strength as her physical strength during races. In her new book, Strong: A Runner's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You, she shares the lessons and techniques that have helped propel her through two Olympics (in the 5,000m, 10,000m, and 26.2-mile distances) and countless marathons, including Boston and New York. Here, Goucher reveals some of the essentials that keep her going on and off the course.

Read more about her book and the tools she uses for confidence here.