Do you ever experience stomach pains, burping, nausea or flatulence during your workouts? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Gastrointestinal (GI) issues are common in athletes, specifically endurance athletes. In this article you will learn how a few nutrition tactics can help you have a GI issue free workout!
Nutrition is an important part of sport performance for young athletes, in addition to allowing for optimal growth and development. Macronutrients, micronutrients and fluids in the proper amounts are essential to provide energy for growth and activity. To optimize performance, young athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during and after activity.
Pre-cooling strategies have been used to cool athletes prior to exercising in the heat. There are many strategies used, but sometimes these are not available or convenient . Therefore, enter ice slushy! Stephanie shares a great recipe and tips for staying hydrated as an athlete. Click to learn more!
The keto diet has received a lot of hype. But is it the ideal diet for the endurance athlete? In this last blog, we will dive into whether or not ketone diester supplementation along with traditionally high carbohydrate diets can be helpful for performance in endurance athletes. Does it help to tap into the best of both worlds? Let’s look at the research!
The keto diet usually consists of 5-10% of total kcal (~50g or less) from carbohydrates per day, 75% from fat and 10-20% from protein, and has received a lot of hype. But is it the ideal diet for the endurance athlete? Let’s talk about how the body uses energy during exercise before we get into the research.