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photoThis may be an unusual question, but what is the best way to keep weight on while eating healthy? The problem is that I struggle to maintain my weight and always feel like I need to eat more.
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photoDiscussions on balanced meals, recommended amount of protein, losing weight for an Ironman, is pizza good? and beer as a recovery drink.
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photoDiscussions on losing weight during half Ironman training, high sugar fruits to avoid, and the Paleo diet.
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photoDiscussion on chocolate milk for recovery after workouts and Ironman bike fueling.
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photoMy hunger stays under control well enough throughout the day eating every couple hours but come 9:00 pm I am again craving something sweet and if I don't eat I don't sleep.
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photoDiscussions on good vs bad sugars, fluid loss replacement, clean eating, the Paleo diet and are gels necessary for olympic races.
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photo I follow a computer program that tracts everything I eat and measures the calories I burn but according to this program I am taking in way too much protein.
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photo"I've tried several sport drinks during training for last years CDA race and all ended up giving me incredible gas problems during the run."
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photo"What are the current ideas on supplements for the triathlete?" This article will give you some real food options for many of the important nutrients.
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photoDiscussions on caloric needs for weightloss and workouts plus whole wheat breads.
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photoDiscussions on the number of meals to eat, carbo loading, good carbs and breakfast, peanut butter and whey protein.
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photoCan you recommend a vitamin and mineral complex to support a triathlete and our diets?
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photoDiscussions on Weight Watchers, eating out, peanut butter, agave nectar, not wanting to count calories and replacing calories burned by working out.
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photoThis discussion focuses on gastrointestinal (GI) upset on the bike and run and several ways to alleviate the issue.
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photoIn both races (both were around 90 degrees during the run) however, during the run I felt like I had consumed too much fluid on the bike.
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mrakes1

Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!