Beginner Triathlete - Mind, Body & Soul articles

author : Nancy Clark
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photoMany athletes go to great extremes to eat healthfully. There is no such thing as a “bad food.” There is a bad diet, yes, as judged by looking at the whole day’s intake.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoExercise is medicine. Given that two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese, we need to figure out how to turn this ship around.
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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photoFidgeting, not a 'slow metabolism,' may help explain why your just-as-active peers can eat more and not gain weight.
author : chrisandniki
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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.
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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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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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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photoWhile carbo-loading sounds simple (just stuff yourself with pasta, right?), the truth is that many endurance athletes make food mistakes that hurt their performance.
author : ciarac
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photoThe psychological benefits of aerobic exercise are numerous: mood enhancing, reduced anxiety and depression and also stress reduction.
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 : Nancy Clark
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photoAre you an athlete with celiac disease or have gluten sensitivity or intolerance? Find out the symptoms and learn how to eat gluten free.
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photoIf you're training your swim, bike and run, you're almost halfway there! This article explores what most athletes miss, and how to integrate it into your training plan.
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.
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