Beginner Triathlete - Diet & Nutrition articles

author : Nancy Clark
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photoMany athletes train hard but fail to fuel their bodies at the right times with the right foods. Sound familiar? You might want to think about getting a nutrition check up with a sports dietitian.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoYou can spend a small fortune on these pre-wrapped bundles of energy, thinking they offer magic ingredients-not true. “Energy” simply means “provides calories” and not “will make you feel energetic."
author : Nancy Clark
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photoTo help implement your resolutions (or those of your friends and family members), I recommend the following books, most of which are written by nutrition experts: registered dietitians (RD).
author : Nancy Clark
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photoSeveral recipes including banana bread, carrot raisin muffins and oatmeal pancakes.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAt ADA’s annual meeting registered dietitians presented the following information that addresses some of the nutrition questions and concerns of health-conscious exercisers and competitive athletes.
author : acbadger
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photoDon’t go without, just watch portion sizes and remember that there is ALWAYS time to get a short workout in…if you make the time!
author : Nancy Clark
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photoConfusion still abounds regarding the role of bread in a sports diet. Some weight conscious athletes still fear bread as a fattening enemy.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoAs a sports-parent, you can be a good role model for athleticism and healthful food choices. What can you do to regain control without becoming the food police?
author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe purpose of this article is to look at caffeine (most commonly consumed as coffee) as part of a sports diet and to help you determine whether you want to take it or leave it.
author : Glenn
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photoWithout doubt, the single most glaring error I have noticed is the scarce amount of fluids athletes ingest during a race!
author : chrisandniki
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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.
author : infosteward
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photoThe best hydration formula includes a mixture of salt and a variety of carbohydrates, amino acids are good to decrease muscle soreness but not necessary to increase performance.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoPerhaps you, too, have wondered about the role of salt, or more correctly, sodium (the part of salt associated with high blood pressure) in your diet. This article can help you figure that out.
author : Nancy Clark
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photoDo women inevitably gain fat with menopause? If weight gain is not due to the hormonal shifts of menopause, what does cause it?
author : AMSSM
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photoDuring training and endurance events, athletes should be careful not to ingest more fluids than necessary.
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