Nutrition


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Does Peeing Clear Really Mean You’re Hydrated?

  

Many athletes and teams consider urine color to be an accurate indicator of overall hydration. But studies show that the relationship between hydration and the color of your pee might not be that simple. Here's the story of how we came to use urine as a metric, and what it could mean for your performance.


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Training For IRONMAN Kona with Type 1 Diabetes

  

Training for an IRONMAN is complex without having to deal with Type 1 Diabetes. But that hasn't slowed down Patrick Devlin, who will be competing this year at IRONMAN world championships in Kona. Find out how he and his team are showing the world that Type 1 Diabetes doesn't have to limit any athlete.


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The Benefits of No Drinking For Better Performance

  

Whether it be giving up sugar, alcohol, or gluten, there's something to be said for trying it first. A physician and IRONMAN Certified Coach reports on his most recent group experiment: abstaining from alcohol in the pursuit of better performance.


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3 Plant Based Recipes to Enhance Recovery

  

Here are some plant-based foods to keep on hand in your pantry, as well as three plant-based recovery recipes to enhance recovery post workout.


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Gut Bacteria: The Latest Trend in Science

  

Can improving your gut bacteria diversity improve your athletic performance? We examine the latest performance nutrition trend.


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3 Ways Your Hydration Status Changes As You Age

  

With more and more athletes staying competitive well past the age of 50, it’s important to understand the ways your body’s ability to hydrate and manage fluid levels change as you age.


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5 Foods To Incorporate Into Your Diet For Better Performance and Health

  

Here are five whole foods to incorporate into your diet for better performance and health.


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The Best of 2017: Our Top 5 Nutrition Articles

  

From how to lose weight during base training to understanding the nuances of hydration during various lengths of activity, here are our top-five nutrition articles from 2017.


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8 Ways To Minimize Alcohol’s Effects on Your Waistline This Holiday Season

  

Alcohol can alter your metabolism and derail your training efforts, however, tis’ the season, and as such here are eight tips to follow to keep your merriment from expanding your waistline.


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Surviving the Holidays: 5 Quick Tips for Healthy Eating

  

These five, simple strategies will allow you to enjoy your favorite foods of the season—without the holiday weight gain and guilt that often accompany them.


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