After the indulgence of the holidays, it's time to give your body some real fuel to take on the new year! These three salads contain lots of veggies, healthy fats, and plenty of FLAVOR. Enjoy them on their own for lunch or as a side with dinner.
Let me start by saying that I am not a coach or a nutritionist, and what works for me might not work for you. I only know what’s worked for me and want to share my experience of how I fueled for the 116-mile bike portion of Ironman Chattanooga and all my training rides. I’ve been doing long distance triathlons and cross country skiing endurance races for over a decade so I’ve many years of trial and error with feeding myself!
I recently saw a post on social media from a woman asking about what someone would recommend for nutrition while training for a marathon. This is a question I dislike when people answer because there is no one-size-fits-all or even one-size-fits-most answer to this. Let's look at some pros and cons of a few of the more popular nutrition options. Please note, these aren’t all and there are many more out there. You may find yourself doing several tests before you find your perfect combination.
The Whole 30 is a program meant to change the way you look at food and the way you eat. Basically, you eliminate certain foods for thirty days in order to then (if you want) reintroduce those foods and find out if you have any allergies or sensitivities to them. Here's everything you need to know.