Sports Nutrition

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Compete rather than complete

As many of you know, I have been a triathlete for over 20 years.  I competed a lot.  Triathlon, 5K, half marathon, half Ironman, full races.  It was fun to compete.  I was never there just to complete but race.  The past few years...not so much. Well, not at all. As my hip injury turned into a degenerating hip condition, I left the world of competing to a realm of focusing on what I could do.  … [Read More...]

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Running on Empty?

Are you training for an endurance event and wonder why some of your long rides or runs you feel great, while others you feel like you are running on empty? A client just came in this past week for a Race Day Nutrition session.  They had done some sessions in the spring to help dial in hydration and fueling.  But on the long 20 mile run last weekend, the legs just did not cooperate.  They felt … [Read More...]

KEEP EATING ITS TAPER WEEK!

Eating during my taper week

I have many clients who are racing Ironman and long distance events throughout the year. And they always ask "Should I change how I eat during my taper week?". It really depends on how you eat during every week.  If you are balancing your blood sugar regularly, then your food consumption will reflect your output.  Train less in your taper week, you should automatically be eating a bit less that … [Read More...]

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