Beginner Triathlete - Mind, Body & Soul articles

author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhat’s New? Nutrition Update from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
author : chrisandniki
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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAlthough you cannot change your genetics and your tendency to fidget, you can boost your calorie intake. Here are five tips to help you bulk-up healthfully.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAre grains really all that bad for us? To listen to some athletes talk, you'd think grain foods are the dieter's demon. Often demoted to being “just carbs,” whole grains are more than that.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoFidgeting, not a 'slow metabolism,' may help explain why your just-as-active peers can eat more and not gain weight.
author : JeremyLikness
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photoThe next time you smell ammonia, don't worry. It doesn't mean that your muscle tissue is being broken down, and it doesn't mean that you're doomed to stink for the rest of eternity.
author : JeremyLikness
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avatarLosing fat is not difficult. So why does this continue to be an elusive goal for so many people, who “struggle” just to lose a few inches?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoIn this day and age of energy bars, protein powders and weight gain shakes, many athletes forget about “real" foods such as peanut butter. Peanut butter is perhaps the best sport food around.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhat's best to eat for recovery after a hard workout? How many carbohydrates do you need? Do you need protein? What about electrolytes?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe same athletes who worry about event-day fueling often neglect their day to day training diet. The question this article answers is, “What should I eat before, during and after I train?”
author : Jerrykyc
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photoWhen should you get into triathlon? Anytime. My first triathlon was at age 61. I am training a lady who I taught to swim at age 62 and she will do her first triathlon at age 63.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoOverhydration can be as dangerous to your health as underhydration. So what does a sweaty athlete need to know about staying adequately hydrated without stomach sloshing?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhat should you eat before exercise? The following information can help you figure out the best way to fuel your body before you exercise.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoI commonly hear marathoners, triathletes and other highly competitive endurance athletes complain “For all the exercise I do, I should be pencil thin.”
author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe name of the fueling game is: How can you buy enough healthy calories with the least amount of money? These practical tips can help optimize a low-budget sports diet.
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