Nutrition is an essential piece in endurance training for both males and females. Better recovery, increased performance, sustainable training focus, etc. are heavily dependent on proper nutrition. No surprise though, nutrition for women is somewhat different.
Intermittent fasting (IF), along with keto diet has exploded as a weight loss solution for the last few years. Just like any other diet, it has its own pros and cons. For a sedentary person, it can be an effective way to stay healthy but is it the right choice for endurance athletes?
Keto diet is a hot topic these days. Everywhere I see loads of posts from people trying Keto diet for various reasons. A lot of people are pretty bullish about keto for endurance athletes and sometimes are trying to influence others taking this on. But is it the “magic” solution for athletes?
Carbohydrate intake has always been a focus of controversy. Should I take them or not? Will it affect my performance? The fact of the matter is Carbohydrates are essential for an athlete and that is where sweet potato comes in.
For any athlete, recovery plays a vital role to improve performance. Contrary to what you may have been led to believe about whey protein, it is not the ultimate recovery food.