By Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD at MV Nutrition All endurance athletes know that nutrition is an integral part of training and ultimately, their time when they finally cross that finish line. They also know that carbohydrates are essential at every meal and snack during training—but why? Well because carbohydrates are the pre-dominant fuel source during [...]
By Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD Nutrition is an integral part of training for endurance, a workout session greater than 90 minutes. Good nutrition allows for optimal training, and optimal training paired with stellar nutrition enables a well-done race in which you can offset hitting “the wall.” “The wall” being the point in which you have [...]
Becoming a Better Fat Burner by Joe Friel Posted: 03 Jan 2011 11:34 AM PST One of the fitness indicators that we hope to improve in the Base period has to do with using more fat and less glycogen (carb) for fuel during long endurance events. As your body becomes better at using fat to [...]
Soda, pop, cola, soft drink — whatever you call it, it is one of the worst beverages that you could be drinking for your health. As the debate for whether to put a tax on the sale of soft drinks continues, you should know how they affect your body so that you can make an informed choice on your own.