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Nutrition Guide to Triathlons

You are only as good as the fuel you put in your body. Beyond training, proper nutrition is the key to obtain physical fitness goals. However, due to differences in body type, training activity, stage of training, and intensity of training there is no single nutrition plan for every triathlete.


Even though nutrition is very individualized there are some basic nutritional guidelines that can help any triathlete during training.

  • Calories
    • Don’t skimp on calories because you are trying to

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Packing for Health

The countdown begins…T-5 days until I am on a week long vacation. Even though this vacation will not be one of those relaxing vacations where I am working on my tan while sitting on a beach I still can’t wait to be in England. Whenever you travel abroad the schedule seems to be like the Energizer Bunny…constantly on the go.  Every museum, church, university, river, mountain, and eatery needs to be seen. With that in mind, I am going

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Can you be an Althete and be on a gluten free diet?

Anymore the grocery store is a place that provides a vast array of products for your every need.  Need low sodium food for hypertension?  Or, low fat food for pancreatitis?  What about gluten free foods for Celiac Disease?

Gluten free” not only is necessary for those who are diagnosed with Celiac Disease but has also become a “buzz” word for fad diets.

Gluten = a protein found in wheat and related grains (barley and rye) that gives elasticity

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