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Understanding these carbohydrate facts for endurance athletes can improve race results.

It pays to place a well thought-out diet high on your priority list just as it’s important to learn the ins and outs of swimming, biking, or running.

TRAINING AND PROPER DIET WORK HAND IN HAND

It has been proven many […]

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An Ironman diet and coconut oil are a pretty good fit.

A source of high quality fat is every bit as important as complex carbohydrates to endurance athletes.

Over the years I’ve always been on the look-out for a diet or diet supplement that would enhance my training and improve my race times.

It […]

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Triathlon diets

On March 21, 2017 By

The best triathlon diets include quality fats for optimum training, racing, and recovery.

Making the right dietary fat choices is just as important to triathlon diets as using the best proteins and complex carbohydrates.

The right amount of protein for strength, power, and recovery and complex carbohydrates for endurance are often talked about.

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Vegetarian athletes

On February 23, 2017 By

Most sports have vegetarian athletes who perform at a high level

Why people become vegetarians or choose vegetarian weight loss diets is a question that is often asked.

There is a perception that vegetarian athletes won’t get the required protein necessary to give them optimal strength.

WHY CHOOSE A VEGETARIAN DIET?

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Misconceptions about a vegetarian diet for triathletes

There have always been doubters about whether or not a vegetarian diet would be wise for a triathlete.

For instance how would a triathlete take on the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-miles of an Ironman if a vegetarian diet for triathletes was adopted?

There always seems to […]

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