Intermittent Fasting vs. Intuitive Eating

Intermittent fasting (IF) is quite the rage in the dieting world right now. In case you don’t know what IF is, it’s a dieting method where you fast for a certain number of hours and/or change your meal times to allow for long periods of fasting during each 24 hour period. Proponents say that IF helps promote weight loss and indeed, several studies have shown this to be true.

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How Meal Planning Can Help You Be a Better Triathlete

What’s for dinner???

If that question makes you feel stressed or frustrated, you need help with meal planning.

Meal planning is probably one of the most important things you can do to get ready for your big A race. This is especially true if you are training for a half or full Ironman because your free time becomes almost negligible the closer you get to your race.

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Off-Season Nutrition

Many athletes try dieting during the off-season to avoid weight gain now that their training load has decreased. While this may work for a few days, inevitably, life happens.  At a holiday party the yummy fare becomes too tempting and suddenly you’re binge-eating. Strictly limiting your calories and denying yourself what you crave almost always leads to over-eating at a time when the extra calories are not burned off training, but instead head straight for your hips and waist. 

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