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Real Food for Training and Workout Recovery

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Say you're about to head out for a ride or run, reach into the cupboard for nutrition, and find that you're out of sports drink and/or bars and gels. While this scenario seems problematic, it's really not an issue with a moderately stocked pantry. In fact, this situation might be a bit of a wake-up call in regards to your training and race nutrition.

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Four Tips For Proper Workout Recovery Nutrition

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After you finish up a training session, whether it’s running, cycling, swimming, or even strength training, making sure to fuel your body well immediately after is critical for your success. Practicing proper recovery nutrition will not only maximize your training, but also keep your body healthy and ready for the next workout.

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Six Easy Tactics to Manage Your Weight

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Shedding extra weight is a key to going faster in triathlon. Due to the introduction of processed foods, engineered fat and sweeteners into our diet as well as the little excesses that we allow ourselves on a daily basis like the venti non-fat caramel macchiato with no whip (240 calories), it’s easy to gain weight. In fact the Center for Disease Control now lists one third of all adults in the United States as Obese.  

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3 Benefits to Hydrating with Sports Drinks Versus Water

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Sports drinks sometimes get a bad rap for their sugar content and wasted calories, leaving water as the most popular beverage of choice during exercise. Despite the fructose criticism, sports drinks, in all actuality, are more efficient and hydrate better than water during workout. Many studies have proved the benefits of sports drinks, but there are specific tangible benefits that an athlete receives from consuming sports drinks during exercise. In this article, we’ll discuss three main benefits to hydrating with your favorite Gatorade or Powerade flavor instead of water.

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