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VIDEO: Your No-Fail Triathlon Race Weekend Nutrition Plan

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photoLearn how to top off your muscles with energy during your race weekend taper! Carbo-load correctly and alleviate the possibility of GI distress by choosing the correct foods and when to eat them.

VIDEO: Pre and Post Workout Nutrition for Workouts Less than 1 Hour

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photoWhat you eat prior to your workout will determine your energy levels during a workout. What you eat after a workout will determine how quickly you recover.

Member Question: Late Night Eating

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photoProvide your body with a wholesome and nutritious meal and keep healthy, low-calorie evening snacks available for after dinner.

Nutrition for Sprint Triathlons

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photoUnderstanding the scientific concept behind a small amount of nutrition before and during your shorter triathlons.

Triathlete's VIDEO Cookbook: Wraps

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photoMarni will show you how to make your own delicious and nutritious wrap that is light on calories but high in protein and nutrients.

February 2008 Nutrition Chat with Coach Marni Rakes

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photoDiscussions on Ironman training and weightloss, multivitamins, whey protein, fish oil, nightime workouts and bedtime eating, long swim recovery nutrition, and the 3 top nutrition mistakes.

Sports Drinks: The Good and the Bad Sugars

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photoAs we speak, a team of scientists, biochemists and nutritionists are performing experiments on the upcoming revolutionary product for improving your athletic performance.

The Causes of Daily and Weekly Scale Fluctuations

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photoAs hard as you try to avoid it, it calls for you each and every morning. You hate to do it, but for some uncontrollable reason, your feet find their way to the bathroom scale.

Everything you need to know about Sweat, Sodium and Salt Tabs!

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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.

A Full Day of Eating: When is Food Needed?

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photoEating more on hard days and less on lighter days. When do we need to consume calories before workouts to keep us fueled?

VIDEO: Strength Training at Home

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photoA quick and easy 20 minute at home strength training workout. This is a freeweight workout, so only a few dumbbells are needed.

Can a Vegetarian be a Triathlete?

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photoThere are tons of great diets out there for people who eat meat, but I can’t find anything for vegetarians. I also find that when I eat healthy, I am hungry all the time.

Member Question: Olympic Race Nutrition

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photoDuring this past weekend's Olympic distance triathlon, lack of fuel and dehydration hurt me during the run. I feel a little lost with knowing what, when and how much to consume.

January 2010 Nutrition Chat with Coach Marni Rakes

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photoDiscussions on the number of meals to eat, carbo loading, good carbs and breakfast, peanut butter and whey protein.

VIDEO: Pre Workout Nutrition for Workouts Over Two Hours

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photoGetting ready for a long workout? Here are some nutritional guidelines on how best to fuel your body in preparation for that long workout.
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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!