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011: Whole Food Nutrition | Stefanie Cullingford

011: Whole Food Nutrition | Stefanie Cullingford

Proper nutrition for the endurance athlete not only improves your performance, but it also improves your overall health and wellness. It is fundamental to your success. Endurance athletes–such as marathoners, triathletes or cyclists–spend a lot of time training and preparing for race day. For weeks or even months before a race, endurance athletes fine-tune theirRead more about 011: Whole Food Nutrition | Stefanie Cullingford[…]

The Paleo Diet for Endurance Athletes

The Paleo Diet for Endurance Athletes

The Paleo diet provides the essential nutrients to fuel performance. The Paleo diet–also known as the Paleolithic or caveman diet–is based on the nutritional guidelines of eating foods from wild plants and animals. Dr. Loren Cordain, a professor at Colorado State University and the author of “The Paleo Diet for Athletes,” adjusted the Paleo dietRead more about The Paleo Diet for Endurance Athletes[…]

The Best Sports Nutrition Products

The Best Sports Nutrition Products

Three of the top sports nutrition products for the endurance athlete. Athletes practice and train hard to improve overall performance. Proper sports nutrition can enhance the improvements by decreasing recovery time, increasing lean muscle mass and decreasing body fat. Shopping for sports nutrition can be overwhelming with the variety of companies and products. Start yourRead more about The Best Sports Nutrition Products[…]

Nutrition for Half Ironman Training

Nutrition for Half Ironman Training

Nutrition for Half Ironman training is a crucial component to your training plan. Since 2006, Half Ironman triathlons–commonly referred to as the Ironman 70.3 series–cuts the distance of each sport to a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run. Training for Half Ironman requires planning, preparation and dedication. While you must train for eachRead more about Nutrition for Half Ironman Training[…]

High Glycemic Foods for Endurance Athletes

High Glycemic Foods for Endurance Athletes

High glycemic foods can play an important role in your performance. Endurance athletes follow a specific nutrition plan for optimal performance to support healthy body functions and development of lean muscle tissue. Proper nutrition plans have a balance of macronutrients — carbohydrates, protein and fat. Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy for endurance athletes.Read more about High Glycemic Foods for Endurance Athletes[…]

A Meal Plan for Endurance Athletes

A Meal Plan for Endurance Athletes

Maximize your performance with focused nutrition. Endurance athletes–such as marathoners, triathletes or cyclists–spend time training and preparing for an athletic competition. For weeks or even months before a race, endurance athletes fine-tune their training techniques with the goal of maximizing performance. One of the most important and often overlooked components to a successful training programRead more about A Meal Plan for Endurance Athletes[…]

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