It’s a not-so-well-kept secret in endurance sports that more and more elite athletes are loading up on nitrate-rich foods like spinach and beets to improve performance. We take a look at some of the research behind this, and give a simple and tasty recipe to get you started on improving performance through better nutrition.
Given your entire race / event season could be up in the air, you may find yourself riding, running, or training less than you normally would, which could lead you to wonder if you should make any changes to your food intake. The short answer is: it depends. There are a couple of things to consider when answering this question, and not all of them are based specifically on your fitness or training endeavors.
In Part 2 of her series, Jen talks about the 3 things endurance athletes can do nutritionally to maintain energy while getting leaner.
Race season is upon us, and if you're like me you might find yourself with a few extra pounds from the holiday season that you’re trying to carry around while training and competing. What if I told you that you could drop the excess body fat in just 15 minutes a day? Don’t believe it? Let me show you how.