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Nutrition


Why Athletes Need Carbohydrates

Friday, June 13, 2014 | By Dr. Rick Kattouf

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.

A Healthy Gut and Performance

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | By Derek Loudermilk

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.

Maximize Your Post Race Recovery

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | By Craig David

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?

A Guide to Race Day Nutrition

Friday, April 11, 2014 | By Dr. Rick Kattouf

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.

How Endurance Athletes Can Increase Their Iron Levels

Friday, March 28, 2014 | By Craig David

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? 

Using Beet Juice to Improve Performance

Thursday, March 20, 2014 | By Chris Baddick

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. 

Nutrition Before Running A Trail Marathon

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

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. 

What Can I Eat to Recover from Injury?

Friday, February 14, 2014 | By Chris Burnham

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.

Recipe: The Athlete’s Fruitcake

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | By Biju Thomas

Chef Biju has the ultimate recipe for the Athlete's Fruitcake, which may just change your mind about fruitcake.

Rapid Recovery with Egg White and Hemp Protein Powder

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | By Shauna Sledge

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.

Lose Weight...By Eating More

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | By Craig David

How do you perform as an athlete and lose weight at the same time? Can you do both? Yes!

How To Attain Your Target Body Fat Percentage

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | By Dr. Rick Kattouf

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.

5 Gluten-Free Carbohydrate Foods for Athletes

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | By Nell Stephenson

As athletes, we need carbohydrates to stay fueled for training. Here are five gluten-free carbohydrate foods that will keep you ready to train. 

Webinar: Eating Paleo

Friday, January 25, 2013 | By TrainingPeaks

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. 

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