Beginner Triathlete - Diet & Nutrition articles

author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhether you want to analyze your sports diet, get an answer to your questions about creatine, or find a new recipe for chicken, you can get an amazing amount of health information on the web.
author : mrakes1
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photoAre you a heavy sweater? Do you finish a race covered in white-streaks? Do you cramp during a race? Than this article is for you.
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.
author : mrakes1
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photoUse this guide as a tool to perfect your nutrition during all three disciplines in a triathlon. Because not everyone requires the same quantity of macronutrients, be sure to practice your plan.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoEach year at the ACSM annual meeting, these experts present their latest research. Here’s a small sample of the sports nutrition news for 2007.
author : AMSSM
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photoRecent studies have demonstrated that moderate to mild levels of caffeine (less than 300mg) do not promote dehydration during exercise.
author : AMSSM
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photoThe consensus is that caffeine does enhance performance and decreases perceived exertion in endurance exercise. There are no significant performance benefits in short, high-intensity exercise.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoCan athletes use the glycemic index ranking system to determine what to eat before, during, and after exercise?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAfter a hard workout, I really like having a Coke or Pepsi. How bad is this for recovery and for my health? Should I stop drinking orange juice because it is loaded with (fattening) carbs and sugar?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoFor athletes, the saying “Drink responsibly” holds true for all fluids. Don’t let dehydration—or overhydration—hurt your ability to enjoy exercise and perform at your best.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAre organic products worth the extra cost? In terms of nutrition, some research suggests organic foods may have slightly more minerals and antioxidants than conventionally grown counterparts.
author : mrakes1
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photoNow is the time to practice, perfect and master your training and racing nutrition. Especially for the beginner triathlete, this is the time for developing an individualized nutrition plan.
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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photoWith the coming of the New Year, athletes commonly think about making nutrition resolutions. Good thing, given only 3 to 4% of Americans follow all of the established Dietary Guidelines.
author : mrakes1
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photoWith a decrease in my training, and an increase in all the comfort foods, is it possible to eat healthy during the winter months?
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