Beginner Triathlete - Diet & Nutrition articles

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photoHave you been hearing stories that fats are better than carbs as fuel for endurance athletes? Maybe you have wondered if scientific research supports those stories?
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photoPerformance starts with good nutrition. If you make the effort to travel to sports events, you might as well make the effort to eat well. No amount of training will outperform a bad sports diet.
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photoThe benefits of beet juice, chocolate milk and caffeine in enhancing endurance activities. Are slow or fast carbs better? Also, what is the best way to stay strong?
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photoMany athletes go to great extremes to eat healthfully. There is no such thing as a “bad food.” There is a bad diet, yes, as judged by looking at the whole day’s intake.
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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.
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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.
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photoWhat’s New? Nutrition Update from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
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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.
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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.
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photoI drink during my runs but I am a profuse sweater and it seems like I just can't keep up with my fluid needs. Would it be helpful to switch to an electrolyte drink for my fluid needs?
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photoAthletes need steady energy to be able to concentrate and perform at their best. Hence, athletes with ADHD need to vigilantly monitor their bodies for early signs of hunger and fatigue.
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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.
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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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photoSome popular diet books ave convinced many active people to avoid carbohydrate-rich foods. Don't be one of those people.
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photoToo many athletes (of all ages) struggle with food. Some have disordered eating patterns; others have outright eating disorders.
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