Many endurance athletes are moving to a low or no carb diet in order to become more “fat efficient”. Does this strategy pay off or is detrimental to your performance? Read more to find out.
Proper gut health is very often overlooked by endurance athletes. A diverse diet can improve your gut health and help you stay healthy and strong.
Recovering after a hard race should be a priority for every athlete. Do those bagels, bananas and pizza do enough for you or is there more you can be doing?
When it comes to fueling for training and racing there are many different options available. Let's examine a few different options for fueling your body during training and racing.
Iron levels are a common topic among endurance athletes, and for good reason. Most would argue that iron has a significant influence in our performance- and it does. So how can we safely and effectively begin to advance our body’s wellness & performance with this particular heavy metal?
Five years after the first research was published we have a greater understanding of how and why beets boost performance and how we can get the greatest benefit possible. This is a guide to optimizing your beet intake.
If your 18-week nutrition is good, you don't need a last-four-days boost. Or, much of a boost. I keep preaching that the Golden Rule is 55% carbohydrates, 30% fats, 15% protein.
The following are just three of the endless options we endurance athletes, Paleo or not, can enjoy as recovery smoothies to refuel and replenish after those long, grueling training sessions.
You’re sidelined by injury. An endurance athlete’s worst nightmare. By paying close attention to your diet during the healing process, you can expedite your recovery and get back on track sooner.
The “endurance 15” is the scenario in which an endurance athlete is training many hours a week and actually increases body weight and fat; gaining five, 10, or 15 pounds during their training. These are the factors that contribute to the "endurance 15".
Vegetarian, gluten-free, and one of the best low-carb, high-protein soups that will keep you feeling full while you’re watching your weight during the off-season.
Chef Biju has the ultimate recipe for the Athlete's Fruitcake, which may just change your mind about fruitcake.
The addition of a concentrated protein source reduces the glycemic load and helps to minimize spike in blood glucose and insulin levels. Two of these concentrated protein sources are egg white protein and hemp protein.
Men and women are not created equal (thank goodness, right?) and these differences not only affect our fueling needs, but also our selection of equipment, bikes, components and apparel.
In part 1 of this three-part series, we explore whether there are differences in nutritional needs between men and women.
"During exercise, liquid foods always digest better than solid foods." At least, that’s what it seems everyone is saying these days. Ben Greenfield digs deeper into this claim.
How do you perform as an athlete and lose weight at the same time? Can you do both? Yes!
We all choose to workout for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons individuals choose to lead a healthy lifestyle are to get leaner, lose weight, look better and perform better.
As athletes, we need carbohydrates to stay fueled for training. Here are five gluten-free carbohydrate foods that will keep you ready to train.
This webinar is for everyone, including athletes and recreational exercisers. It defines and covers the basics of Paleo, as well as who can benefit from it, getting started, sustaining a Paleo lifestyle and more.