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Nutrition Strategies

Nutrition is a critical component to performance and health. And when it comes to racing and training, the best endurance athletes understand that the right strategy—detailing the quantity and types of food that will best fuel your body for maximal performance—can make the difference between success and failure.

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High Carbs for Big Adventures

For years we have been told to load up on carbs prior to an event, yet eat very little during competition. Recent research has shown that athletes can ingest more carbohydrate during training and competitions than previously thought.

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FT EP 271 Nerd Lab

Nerd Lab: Touching on the Extraordinary Work of Dr. John Hawley

We dive into the work of Dr. John Hawley – he has produced many seminal studies and papers in exercise science since the 1990s. Today, we wilk look at a few of his key papers on carbohydrates and how we adapt.

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How Hormones Conspire to Store Fat 

As athletes get older, hormone levels shift, disrupting how the body manages glucose and insulin and inviting a slow creep of excess weight.

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Finding the Balance Between Nutrition and Fueling

We discuss the difference between nutrition and fueling, and why focusing on performance versus health can lead to very different dietary choices.

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