Beginner Triathlete - Diet & Nutrition 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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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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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 : 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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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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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.
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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photoFor athletes, caffeine is a proven performance enhancer. An estimated 80% of us drink coffee daily. Why, we are more likely to drink coffee than eat fruit!
author : Nancy Clark
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photoThis article on protein supplements answers your questions as to the relevance of protein shakes, refueling after workouts and designer protein versus natural sources.
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