Nutrition

Your triathlon nutrition plan can make or break your race. Here, you can find nutrition advice for beginners and experienced triathletes.

Vegetarianism And The Endurance Athlete

Switching to a vegetarian diet doesn’t mean you will automatically lose weight or race times will get faster, but it does have its benefits for endurance athletes. So is it worth it?

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Gluten-Free Diets On The Rise

Many triathletes, like pro Heather Wurtele, are talking about the benefits of going gluten free, but is it something every triathlete should consider?

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Eat And Run: How Often Should You Eat?

In this video, Dr. John Berardi explains why it's OK, and even beneficial, to eat more often. Learn how spacing out meals can produce better results in your workouts while helping reduce overeating and lowering stress levels.

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Do You Know Your Diet Quality Score?

A recent study validates the diet quality concept for weight control. Written by: Matt Fitzgerald Some foods promote weight gain. Snack chips, candy, soft drinks—call these low-quality foods. Other foods tend to prevent weight gain. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains—call these high-quality foods. One would expect people who eat lots of low-quality foods and not a […]

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The Pros And Cons To Caffeine-Infused Training And Racing

What’s the deal with caffeine? Does it truly improve race times and help with training? If it does improve performance can we dose up on caffeine and not have any worries about getting caught? Is it a banned substance? Are there any major side effects with taking large amounts of caffeine? Written by Tim Mickleborough […]

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Racing Weight: The Benefits Of Eating A Big Breakfast

In this video Racing Weight author Matt Fitzgerald discusses the importance of breakfast in an endurance athlete's diet. Studies have shown that athletes who eat a substantial breakfast tend to be leaner than those tho typically skip it.

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Eat And Run: The Benefits Of Drinking Tea

In this video Dr. John Berardi breaks down the benefits of drinking a fresh cup of tea. Learn what types of tea are best for endurance athletes, as well as the most efficient way to make tea and how to get the most out of your daily cup.

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7 Supplements That Aren’t A Total Waste of Money

When the average runner thinks of sports nutrition, he usually thinks about supplements, sports drinks, bars, gels, and so forth. That’s unfortunate, because real food is what matters most for runners. A balanced diet of natural foods, mainly fruits and vegetables, is the one thing every runner needs nutritionally to establish a foundation for health […]

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