Tagged: athlete nutrition

FODMAPs and GI Distress in Exercise

Do you experience GI distress during your workouts? FODMAPs may be the source. The FODMAP diet has been scientifically proven to reduce symptoms in patients suffering from IBS and has been shown in small studies to be effective in reducing GI symptoms in endurance athletes.

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The Game Changers Documentary Review

For those of you out there who subscribe to Netflix, there is a new documentary released regarding plant-based nutrition called The Game Changers. Personally, I love the chance to watch films about nutrition as they bring this important piece of wellness into the forefront of people’s minds. What I enjoy even more are the conversations […]

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Endurance Athlete Nutrition: Pre-Exercise Fueling

Your nutrition plays a pivotal role in your race day success. Knowing what to eat and when to eat it before you start will help you feel energized and ready to go! Here are some nutrition tips for fueling up beforehand.

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Is Carb-Loading Before a Swim Meet a Good Idea?

For all those who participated in high school sports, you are probably familiar with the event called “carb-loading” or a “carbo-cram.” This involves eating large amounts of carbohydrate-rich foods the day prior to a big sporting event. The thought behind this nutrition technique is to maximize energy levels before an endurance competition. Does it really […]

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