Nutrition


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How to Make Sure You Start Your Race Hydrated

  

Getting to the start line optimally hydrated means preloading your sodium levels smartly, not drinking every water bottle in sight.


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Iron Deficiency, Anemia and Endurance Athletes

  

Iron is a critical component for everyone, but is particularly important for athletes. Here is a primer on understanding more about iron, iron deficiency and anemia.


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Fiber Intake Guidelines for Endurance Athletes

  

Fiber is a crucial part of a healthy diet, but the intake requirements for endurance athletes are unique. Here’s a guide to understanding when and how much fiber to get in your diet.


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Summer Marathon Hydration Tips

  

Running 26.2 miles in the heat requires some extra hydration planning, and these simple tips will help you stay topped up all the way to the finish line.


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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.


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