On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield chimes in from Kona, Hawaii, to answer your questions on the myths of lactic acid, fueling for early-morning workouts, the best nutrition for race week, nutritional relief for Sciatica, thoughts on Hammer products and the Paleo diet for athletes. Ask your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield answers your questions on swelling during ultras (and does salt play a role), training “on empty” for weight loss, and buffering lactic acid with supplements (does it work)? Ask your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook page. Click here to download audio. Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield answers your questions on the bests foods to eat early and later in an ultra race, “carb-tapering,” the lowdown on rhodiola and idebenone, meals per day for endurance athletes, if nutrition is needed for swim workouts, and if spinach block calcium absorption. Click here to download audio. Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield answers your questions on whether it’s OK or harmful to heat flaxseed, should endurance athletes supplement with creatine, losing weight while training for Ironman, what exactly is a “superfood” and a different type of bonking. Ask your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook page. Click here to Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield joins us to talk about fueling for ultra-endurance races; the supplements quercetin, eleuthero and Extreme Endurance; and athletes who suffer from gout. Leave your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook page. Click here to download audio. Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield talks about coconut water vs. coconut milk, pre-race hydration techniques, figuring out your best sports nutrition plan, the ins and outs of glutamine for athletes, inflammatory carbs, and nutrition needs during exercise/racing. Ask your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook page! Click here to download audio. Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield discusses the transformation from being a bodybuilder to a triathlete, fueling and nutrition tips for the athlete who weighs more than 200 pounds, exercise testing and more. Ask your sports nutrition questions on our Facebook page! Click here to download audio. Read More

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On this episode of Sports Nutrition, Ben Greenfield talks about the wholesome goodness of coconuts (and why they’re not bad even with a high saturated fat content), food and supplements to avoid and/or take to help ailments such as tendinitis and lethargy, and the benefits of a multivitamin for endurance athletes. Ask your sports nutrition Read More

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On this episode of sports nutrition, Ben Greenfield answers your questions on gel intake during a marathon, the validity of the USDA Food Pyramid and alternatives to those recommendations, and how to plan for a hot & humid Ironman race. Click here to download audio. Read More

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In this week’s special edition of This Week In Sport’s Nutrition, sports nutritionist Ben Greenfield gives Christian Isakson advice for preparing for the Epic 5 – 5 consecutive days of full distance Ironman events on each of the¬†Hawaiian islands. Click here to download audio. You can find out more about the nutrition package Christian is Read More

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