Marathon season is almost in full swing; is the traditional pasta dinner the night before a marathon advisable or is that the old way of thinking? Find out now!
Whew, this last week has been an amazing run of nutrition seminars for me. I consistently feel humbled to be in the presence of some amazing athletes, as well as honored to be able to present my knowledge on Sports Nutrition to groups like USA Track and Field, the Atlanta Track Club, Triple Seven Dance Studio, Sports Factory and many more. I thus wanted my blog for this month to review some of the highlights coming from these athlete interactions. Thanks for the great feedback and compliments. Here is thus […]
AmeliaIsland– Atlantic Coast triathlon 2011 – RACE REPORT ======================================= For real, I am sitting here with writer’s block… unlike me I know, but “Where do I begin… to tell the story of how great a love can be?” … fast forward… twenty four hours…. I titled my Amelia 70.3 race report “You are as good as your last race”. This seemed most appropriate to me, because it was the first time in my own history of triathlon that I was one hundred percent excited for this race, and 0% […]
Ingredients 1 cup vanilla whey protein powder ½ cup oat bran ½ cup cup whole-wheat flour ¼ cup wheat germ ½ teaspoon kosher salt ~ 1½ cups dried fruit of choice (eg. raisins, apricots, blueberries, combination makes best bars – my favourite combination is apricots and peaches, and I add some raw almonds when I chop them up) 1½ cups plain or vanilla yogurt ½ cup fruit juice (I usually get a can of unsweetened peaches, and use the peaches for the fruit portion above) ½ cup packed dark brown sugar 2 large […]
Now the big day is here! What are your best food choices for race morning? Before you decide exactly which foods to eat, review our guidelines for what to eat before your training run. If you are reading this the day before your race, you should probably stick to what has worked for you in the past. Don’t be tempted to change anything. If you have not yet settled on a pre-race menu, here are options that work. Foods to eat before the race should be foods that can easily […]