Sports and nutrition go together like peanut butter and jelly. When it comes to athletic performance, nutrition is just as important as putting in the hours of hard training. Don’t let it all go to waste by ignoring feelings of fatigue, constant upset stomachs or bed-confining coughs and congestion. With a few simple and satisfying food pairings, your body can (literally) run like a well-oiled machine.
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Lotts O Miles
Truth be told, your metabolism runs a notch higher to warm up your body during colder workouts. An increased metabolism means an increase in calorie burn. But don’t go gorging on the bread basket just yet. The extra calorie burn is minimal and does not (I repeat, does NOT) give you carte blanche to binge.
Friends don’t let friends eat fried chicken before a workout. Keeping your best interest in mind, I’m peering into my crystal ball to give you a run-down of the best endurance sports nutrition this new year has to offer. Some products you may already know and love, while others may be on your list to try…some day. If you’re afraid to waver from your tried-and-true nutrition routine, this guide could change (more like, blow) your mind.
Just when you thought you had mastered the fine art of fitness, something new comes along. Every year a different dance-style-turned-cardio-class is born that you have to try, or maybe your tacky Timex has become obsolete because it can’t draw a map of your ocean swim. You buy into it all with full faith these updated auxiliaries will make you faster, stronger…better than your biggest workout rival (admit you have one). But what if all you need to knock out obstacles and conquer your goals is a few timeless formulas? It sounds almost too easy. Trust me, if you don’t know these four fitness stats, you’re focusing on all the wrong things. Read more →
Fact: exercising longer at a lower heart rate burns more calories from fat. You’ve read of this fat-burning zone in every fitness magazine, but you’re only getting a half-truth. When it comes to losing weight, slow and steady does not win the race. Read more →
You’re bloated, excessively tired and have had enough fudge and cookies to stock the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory. It sounds like you’re thoroughly enjoying the holiday season – and that’s what it’s all about it! So instead of feeling guilty for the gluttony, get to work undoing the damage. Read more →
Well, that’s a real pain in the…! Runners can encounter all sorts of knee discomfort, from something simple like overuse stress to a more serious meniscus tear or patellar fracture. By investing a little extra time, you’ll help ward off these frustrating set-backs and keep knees healthy for the long run.
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