17 January

Restorative Nutrition for Triathletes

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Restorative Nutrition Low-zinc diet 1. Peak O2 uptake down —> decreased muscle strength 2. O2 output down 3.Respiratory exchange ratio down—> endurance decrease Omega 3 1. Motivation and drive to succeed is higher in athletes with omega-3 fats–> Less depressed. 2. Improved performance due to upgrading blood flows to muscles. 3. Reduces muscle inflammation. Glutamine 1.Improved connective-tissue repair. Vitamin […]

8 January

Healthy Diet: My top 8 healthy choices

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Over many years, as a goal driven elite athlete I was always motivated and interested in refining my diet to become a more successful athlete. Athlete’s success depends on training consistency & training content. Health still remains the foundation upon training is build. Being unhealthy or injured is an athlete’s no.1 enemy. Therefore, my priority […]

18 November

body weight management during off-season

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Off-season or the time after the completion of an important race (Ironman) can be an excuse for athletes to eat as much and whatever they want. I did it, too. Did it help? No, not really. Yes, I enjoyed being lazy and “unstructured” with my diet. I ended up putting on too much weight,though, which […]

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