Tag: nutrition

Fuel For Champions: What Triathletes Eat

Fuel For Champions: What Triathletes Eat

May 20, 2015 |

Food is fuel. Or so the saying goes. For triathletes, this is especially true. They compete in three events in races that, at the Olympic distance (1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run), can last around two hours. Going all out for this length of time, often in hot, humid conditions, triathletes’ diets are as important […]

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Nuun Continues to Evolve the Sports Nutrition Market with the Launch of PLUS for Nuun

Nuun Continues to Evolve the Sports Nutrition Market with the Launch of PLUS for Nuun

May 15, 2015 |

Hydration Leader Develops the Ultimate Sports Drink Nuun and Company, the maker of Nuun Active Hydration, the #1 selling sports drink in bike, run, outdoor specialty and outdoor chain stores announces their latest breakthrough. Introducing the ultimate sports drink, PLUS for Nuun is the first and only sports drink to deliver a modular hydration and […]

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Tips to Beat Racing Under Pressure

Tips to Beat Racing Under Pressure

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

We spend so much more time training than racing it is not a surprise that races bring anxiety. Since there are only a few key races each year, those races are laden with expectation and a certain amount of fear. It is normal to question whether you are ready to PR or reach the podium […]

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Food News from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Food News from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013 |

Experiencing the Food & Nutrition Expo at the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetic Association’s annual convention is an eating adventure! Envision a huge expo hall filled with vendors offering tastes of their latest food and nutrition products.  Several hours and many calories later, I emerged from the Expo with a sampling of items that can […]

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Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

The Internet offers an amazing array of sports nutrition information—but it also contributes to great confusion. Many runners complain to me about information overload; they have no idea whom to believe and how to determine which websites offer reputable advice. No wonder; if you google “credible sports nutrition information,” you’ will find over four million […]

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WINTER NUTRITION: Fueling for Cold Weather Exercise

WINTER NUTRITION: Fueling for Cold Weather Exercise

January 31, 2012 |

If you are a winter runner, you want to pay careful attention to your sports diet. Otherwise, lack of food and fluids can take the fun out of your outdoor activities. These tips can to help you fuel wisely for cold weather workouts. Winter hydration • Cold blunts the thirst mechanism; you’ll feel less thirsty […]

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Sports Meals And Snacks: Fueling Hungry Runners

Sports Meals And Snacks: Fueling Hungry Runners

[ 0 ] April 8, 2011 |

Picking the perfect menu to enhance your performance can be a difficult task. While many athletes know the words carbs, proteins and fats, they often don’t know how  to translate those words into food choices. Hence, the goal of this article is to offer specific food suggestions to fit a variety of exercise situations. Try […]

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