performance nutrition


The Importance of Protein for Masters Athletes

By Monique Ryan, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD | March 28, 2018

This article is from Monique Ryan, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, author of Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes. Recovery is an essential component of triathlon training, but how much recovery do athletes really need? As it turns out, it’s different for everyone—factors like age, training intensity, schedule, and diet all play a role in the recovery process. In […]

The Dangers of Under Fueling

By Monique Ryan, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD | March 26, 2018

This article is from Monique Ryan, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, author of Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes. It starts well intentioned and innocently enough: You want to drop a few pounds and get leaner for the upcoming season. You are focused—keeping an eye on your calorie intake and planning to continue on this path as you approach […]

One-Hour Workout: Endurance Run with Nasal Breathing

By One-Hour Workouts | March 20, 2018

The following is from One-Hour Workouts, a collection of 50 swim, bike, and run workouts from top triathlon coaches that anyone can fit into a lunch hour–including warm-up and cool-down. Athletes can choose from base, tempo or speed workouts in each sport to match their training plan’s goal for the day. The respiratory system works to provide […]

6 Weight-Management Practices the Pros Follow

By Matt Fitzgerald | March 16, 2018

The smartest way to manage your weight for endurance performance is to emulate the methods of the fastest men and women on the planet. This article is from Racing Weight, Matt Fitzgerald’s proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes. The leanest cyclists, runners, and triathletes are typically also the fastest endurance ones. This pattern holds even […]

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