Category | Nutrition

How To Increase Fat Burning with Intermittent Fasting – 12 Steps to Fasting

Posted on 09 January 2017

Tweet Do you remember watching the NBA in the 1990’s when the great Hakeem Olajuwon was fasting for Ramadan? He would just relax all day and focus on the game mindfully throughout the day. The most amazing thing is he would not take any liquids for 12 hours prior to the game and his statistics [Read the Rest...]

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The Power of H2O

Posted on 20 December 2015

Tweet As athletes, moms, dads and driven focused personalities we often forget the benefits of daily water intake.  Yes, it’s repetition of a message we hear all the time “drink more water during the day and you will feel better.” I love to experiment, test the placebo effect in many things in life.   I [Read the Rest...]

Coconut Water Health Benefits

Posted on 13 March 2013

Tweet The coconut palm has been described by classic Indian culture as “the all giving tree”.   After spending a week in Fortaleza, Brazil at the plantations of Liquid Investments,  I was overwhelmed by the numerous uses of the coconut.    One specific popular product that I use regularly from the coconut with respect to electrolyte replenishment [Read the Rest...]

The Dreaded Winter Flu and Training

Posted on 16 January 2013

Tweet As I sit here in my home battling the flu which I probably picked up during some international travels I thought it might be helpful to pass on some thoughts related to the dreaded flu bug. Well we have all heard enough about how bad the flu season will be this year from the [Read the Rest...]

Eating Options During an Endurance Race

Posted on 19 February 2012

Tweet What’s your favorite food during an endurance race. The various calories and foods are all over the place during an endurance event such as a triathlon, running, cycling, long distance swim, and adventure races. As the race distances increase over more than 24 hours, for most it becomes difficult to eat the same items [Read the Rest...]

Glycemic Load

Posted on 28 June 2011

Tweet Glycemic index alone cannot refer to the exact blood sugar response of the consumed food. If you consume a small amount of a high GI food, like one small glass of cola or you eat one big plate of brown rice, the effect on blood sugar can be the same. Of course you feel [Read the Rest...]

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Gl and GL

Posted on 11 June 2011

Tweet This is a guest post by RaceTwitch ProTeam member Kata Gémes These two abbreviations are used to characterize some important physiological effects of nutrition containing carbohydrates. GI or glycemic index shows how fast the consumed carbohydrates will elevate the blood sugar level, so that it shows the proportion of the insulin reaction. The highest [Read the Rest...]

Juicing for Recovery – Tribute to Jack Lalanne

Posted on 28 January 2011

Tweet It was sad this past week to see the passing of such a great man of health and fitness – Jack Lalanne.   His story is inspirational and wow did he have a passion for like and helping people!   Personally, one great thing I learned from all of Jack’s teachings and education was [Read the Rest...]

Modern human diet from an evolutionary aspect

Posted on 14 January 2011

Tweet Guest Post by Pro-Team member Kata Gémes To understand the optimal diet for human, a new line of research says human nutrition has to be examined from an evolutionary perspective. Human digestive and hormonal systems evolve very slowly.  The human diet has has adapted to a nutritional environment around the Miocen period. Changes of the [Read the Rest...]

5 Nutrition Tips For A Healthier New Year!

Posted on 03 January 2011

Tweet *Guest Blog Post by ProTeam member Kata Gémes In contrast to my previous blogs, as a introduction to nutrition topics I would like to give you some easy to follow tips for a healthier diet in 2011! 1. Eat as much fish as You can! If You do not like fish pick omega3 tablets, minimum 1g / [Read the Rest...]