Nutrition plays a big role in your success on race day. Learn from nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup the basics to creating the right plan for you.
In Part 2 of this series, Bryan Smith gives the results of his experiment on the effects of taking sugar out of an athlete's diet, and tips for athletes who may want to try this experiment themselves.
Changing your diet based on your training for the day may help you achieve better results. Nutrition expert Jack Matthews explains why you may want to consider restricting your carbohydrate intake before some sessions.
If you are looking for new ways to stay energized for your training, try these healthy alternatives.
Certain superfoods are well known to help endurance athletes increase performance. However, there are number of tasty seasonal foods that can help you fight the stress of training. Put these five foods on your grocery list to help your body stay healthy.
There are several different diets that claim to be the right one for endurance athletes. Focused on carbohydrates and fats, these diets each have their proponents and detractors. Nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup explains why no diet is perfect and how you can fuel your training.
As an experiment, two endurance athletes decided to remove sugar from their diet for 90 days to see how it would affect their training, mood, and performance. Half way through, here is what they have experienced.
Most athletes know the importance of replacing their electrolytes during and after exercise. Sodium and potassium are the most widely discussed electrolytes, but magnesium is often overlooked. Todd Parker explains the importance of magnesium and how to maintain the proper level of this key electrolyte.
Nutrition is a key part of both training and racing. However, how you fuel for a session is not necessarily how you should fuel for a race. Coach Adam Hodges explains how to tailor your fueling strategy to get the most from your body.
Being properly hydrated before your big event is a key to a strong performance. Follow these guidelines to arrive at the start line in an optimally hydrated state.
How you recover from workout is as important as the workout itself. Here, Rick Katouff lays out the basics of recovery with tips and actions you can use in your own training.
Taking care of your body is necessary for every endurance athlete. However, few consider the health of their teeth. Coach Melissa Mantak reveals how aspects of endurance training can be harmful to your dental health and what you can do to be proactive.
Having the right nutrition strategy can greatly impact your race or workout. Here, sports nutrition expert Nick Suffredin lays out the basics to start fueling correctly.
Eating healthier is a common resolution for many athletes. Here are five ways to get started with the Paleo diet.
Many athletes forget about the importance of hydration during winter training. The tips and steps in this article will help you stay properly hydrated for indoor and cold weather training.
Consuming Omega 3 fatty acids can help you perform to your best. Read more to find out why this fatty acid is so important and how to incorporate more of it into your diet.
Thanksgiving dinner usually means plenty of options to pile on your plate. There are many foods you know you shouldn’t have, but there also some good foods you can select. Use the following guidelines to have a healthy Thanksgiving.
As temperatures fall and the season changes, you also need to adapt your nutrition during training and racing. Read the following suggestions about changes you can make to maintain top performance.
Caffeine has long been used as an energy boost for endurance athletes. Does a cup of coffee or shot of espresso really help?
Weight is often a concern of the endurance athlete and can positively or negatively influence your performance. Here are some tips to help you reach your optimal racing weight in a safe manner.