Nutrition


Optimizing Strength-to-Weight Ratio While Staying Healthy

  

Striking the appropriate balance between your power output and weight is critical for a sustainable and healthy approach to training and racing. Many athletes try to maintain as low a weight as possible while still being powerful on the bike—but it can be difficult to hit that sweet spot. If weight loss is taken too […]


Life Hacks for Weight Loss: Athlete Edition

  

Coach Steven Moody isn't a nutritionist, but he knows from experience that there are some simple life strategies to help every athlete manage their weight.


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How to Calculate Your Sweat Rate

  

Determining your sweat rate is the first step to creating a successful hydration strategy. Here's how sweat rate testing works, and why it's so important.


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6 Signs You Might be a Salty Sweater

  

Most athletes inherently understand their sweat rate, but sweat concentration can be a little trickier. These six signs suggest you're a salty sweater and might need to adjust your hydration plans accordingly.


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GTN Presents: Sweat Testing and Hydration

  

In this episode of GTN’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they look at hydration and show how sweat tests work and how helpful they can be for delivering actionable insights about your race day hydration strategy.


How to Stay Hydrated When Training and Racing in the Heat

  

Hydration is a critical component to performing your best, especially during the hot summer months. Learn more strategies about you can stay hydrated from coach Richard Rollinson.


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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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