Nutrition


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How to Adjust Your Nutrition During Injury Recovery

  

When injury strikes, adjusting your nutrition by eating these types of important vitamins and minerals can help speed up the recovery process and facilitate overall health.


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What Your Body Actually Needs During Different Types of Endurance Exercise

  

A high-level, no-nonsense view of what your body actually needs during various types of endurance exercise in order to meet both your hydration and nutritional needs.


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The Peter Attia Approach to Dieting for Endurance Athletes (Part 2)

  

Part two of our ongoing series on better understanding the effect of fat oxidation on endurance performance and how to time your macronutrient fueling for optimal health.


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The “Peter Attia” Approach to Dieting for Endurance Athletes (Part One)

  

The “Peter Attia” approach to dieting for endurance athletes entails taking into consideration your personal goals, your unique physiology, and understanding the role of fat oxidation in overall endurance performance.


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How to Avoid Muscle Cramping During Exercise

  

It is estimated that the vast majority of athletes have suffered from cramping at some point. Here are some theories on what causes cramp, and tips on how to avoid muscle cramping during exercise.


Caffeine: How it Works For and Against Your Performance

  

Plenty of athletes rely on caffeine to help power them through their busy schedules. Studies show that coffee can have positive health benefits, but there are caveats to just how much and how often you should hit that Starbucks.


How to Optimize Your Recovery by Hydrating Properly

  

When you are in heavy training, you need to pay extra attention to your fluid and sodium intake post-exercise in order to recover properly and prepare for your next workout.


Stop Counting Calories If You Want to Lose Weight

  

For many endurance athletes, calories in do not equal calories out. If you have trouble losing weight despite heavy training and a restricted diet, the problem may be in what and when you’re eating and not how much.


A Periodized Approach to Carbohydrate Intake During Training and Racing

  

While a restricted-carbohydrate diet can have training adaptation benefits, a periodized approach to carbohydrate intake allows you to fuel for the work required, optimizing both fat metabolism during training and your race-day performance.


Why Carbohydrate is the King for Endurance Performance

  

Whatever race you’re about to take on— loading and refueling with carbohydrate is key for performance.


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