Optimal Performance Weight


Finding the body weight associated with your best performances will help you manage your weight more effectively. Here's how to determine your optimal performance weight.

The All You Can Eat Diet, Part 1


What's the "all you can eat diet"? It's simple: if you work out enough, you can eat as much as you want, and whenever you want.

The Art of Counting Calories


Counting calories makes sense, but in practice it is not very easy to do accurately or effectively. Here are some both low- and high-tech methods for doing so, and the benefits or drawbacks of each.

A Quick Guide to the Paleo Diet for Athletes


A quick summary of the book "The Paleo Diet for Athletes" by Dr. Loren Cordain and Joe Friel. This article will cover some simple rules that will help athletes get started on a Paleolithic diet.

What is Base Training?


The Base period is the time of year when you train to train, not train to race. That means in base you are preparing the body for the greater stresses that will follow in the build period.

Body Weight Management


While being lighter typically means better performance for a triathlete, weight alone will not determine performance. Joe Friel discusses how and when to get to the best competitive weight range for you.

5 Things That Affect Your Appetite


Under normal circumstances you can rely on your appetite to ensure that you don't overeat. But modern life is not normal circumstances.

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