Beginner Triathlete - Diet & Nutrition articles

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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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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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 : 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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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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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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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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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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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 : Nancy Clark
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photoWhat’s New? Nutrition Update from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
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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photoI commonly hear marathoners, triathletes and other highly competitive endurance athletes complain “For all the exercise I do, I should be pencil thin.”
author : KenMierke
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photoA powerful attraction of the calories in/calories out paradigm is its apparent simplicity. Unfortunately, the human body isn’t so simple and that is why this seemingly wonderful formula doesn't work.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoDo we really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice?
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