Nutrition


Does Coffee Really Dehydrate You?

  

Coffee has long been known to help boost performance in endurance sports. However, many athletes worry that coffee will actually dehydrate them and cause more harm than good. Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration, digs into the facts about what coffee does, and does not do.


How Well do Different Drinks Really Hydrate You?

  

There is a lot of confusion around how well some drinks hydrate and how detrimental other drinks are. Sports scientist and founder of Precision Hydration Andy Blow explains the latest research on beverages ranging from tea and beer to milk and hydration products.


How the SEG Racing Academy Uses Data to Develop Riders

  

With a focus on developing the next group of World Tour riders, the SEG Racing Academy works hard to make sure that each rider gets the individual training they need to reach their goal. Read more about how the team managers and coaches are able to tailor each rider's program to get the maximum from their training.


Video: Hydration and Performance From Allen Lim

  

Every endurance athlete knows the importance of staying hydrated in training and racing. However, staying hydrated is more complicated than simply drinking water. Hydration expert Allen Lim discusses the mechanics of hydration, the performance effects of proper hydration, and more.


4 Tips to Becoming a Better Criterium Racer

  

Racing strong at your next criterium takes more than just being fit. Experienced Cat 1 racer and cycling coach Sofia Marin offers straightforward race-day tips to boost your crit performance. See how making small adjustments to your pre-race preparation, positioning, and finishing strategy can help take your racing to the next level.


3 Recipes for Increased Recovery

  

Recovering well from a workout is as important as the workout itself. The need to get in the right nutrients is the same whether you prefer whole foods or smoothies. These three recipes will help you replenish your system to be ready for the next workout.


How To Properly Fuel Your Morning Workout

  

Morning workouts are a staple for many endurance athletes. However, whether to fuel up before a workout remains a highly debated topic. Dr. Rick Kattouf gives his take on what endurance athletes should do to get the most from their morning workout.


A Complete Guide to Proper Marathon Nutrition

  

Training for your marathon means more than just putting in miles. Having your nutrition plan dialed in, for pre, during, and after the race, is equally important. This guide from sports nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup will help you create the right plan for all aspects of your race day nutrition.


Nitrate Supplementation for Health and Human Performance

  

Recently, beetroot juice has become popular as an ergogenic aid amongst endurance athletes. However, does the science back up the claims and can it really help you get faster? Chief Physiologist and Head Running Coach for BASE Tri Fitness, Kevin Schill, M.S. helps you understand how it works and if it may be beneficial for you.


The 3 Best Types of Protein for the Endurance Athlete

  

Protein plays an important part in the nutrition intake of an endurance athlete. Dr. Rick Kattouf details three different proteins, their benefits and guidelines for how much protein endurance athletes really need.


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