Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cramping Your Style

  Muscle cramping has cost athletes great workouts, Olympic medals & probably even our troops during battle. Although cramping can be caused by a number of reasons, nutritionally it is often due to the loss of electrolytes in sweat.   Electrolytes are minerals like sodium and potassium, which are added to most sport drinks. The… Read more »

Immune Boosters

Staying healthy is essential for maintaining your physique especially as the season continues well into the fall and winter flu months. If you’re a triathlete trying to keep the candle lit at both ends, keeping up with mere mortals for late night partying on top of training can quickly take its toll on your health…. Read more »

Endurance Training & Recovery Fuel

When your training is picking up steam, staying energized is key for feeling great as you’re building longer workouts especially if you’re training for a ½ or entire Ironman.. Preventing energy depletion means replenishing sugars in your blood, muscles and liver. Ya don’t have much sugar to spare—only about 60 to 90 minutes worth of… Read more »

Performance Nutrition for Training

Your best training fuel starts with calories, but ultimately depends on the composition of your daily food choices. Carbohydrates, fats and to a lesser extent protein are used for training. However training intensity and duration, fitness level, previous and present diet, amount of daily stress and sleep will all impact the fuels you use on… Read more »