Posts Tagged ‘carbohydrates’

Looking for Something a Little Different?

Looking for Something a Little Different?

Ultra-endurance athletes, even those looking for more natural alternatives, often look for something a little different. Over the course of a 6+ hour race flavor fatigue can easily set in. Aside from flavor fatigue, not everyone wants to rely on gels, chomps, sports drink, and beans. Here are a couple alternatives you could test in […]

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Endurance athletes are always looking for portable products to carry with them on long rides, runs and during events. It is vital to keep our body in balance and replace any electrolytes lost during exercise. I have found this awesome, portable product by Alacer Corp. called Electro Mix. It comes in individual packets for easy […]

Ever Get in a Vegetable Rut?

Ever Get in a Vegetable Rut?

Do you ever tire of the same old spinach salads and steamed broccoli? It’s easy to get in a vegetable rut. Try to not dismiss the many other vegetables that line the produce section. Parsnips are one of my favorites. They work great sautéed, roasted, mashed, or tossed into soups and stews. Why it works: […]

Train Low, Compete High – Food for Thought

Train Low, Compete High – Food for Thought

Train low, compete high is a hot topic among competitive endurance athletes these days. Training low is suggested to be defined as training with about 50% of resting muscle glycogen about half the time we train. This can be done in different ways, by training with low blood glucose and/or training with low muscle glycogen. […]

Endurance Eating

Endurance Eating

Are you tired of the same old pasta with marinara sauce carbohydrate loading and reloading regimen? This is one tasty, year round dish. It’s the perfect dinner option for athletes on the go. I can wrap up a late day run at 7:30 pm and be finished with dinner by 8:10 pm. It’s so easy to prepare […]