There are so many diets out there- some based on science, others on religion or ethical beliefs, and more than I can attempt to count based on nothing other than anecdotal experiments or strange food combinations! But what’s the best for physical endurance sports like marathoning and racing triathlon?
Entries in paleo (7)
The holidays can be a challenging time when it comes to sticking to our nutrition goals, especially if we're on a special diet such as Paleo. Nell Stephenson, Paleolithic eating coach and athlete and personal fitness and nutrition trainer, shares her tips on how to make your holidays guilt-free and Paleo-friendly. Recipe for truffles included!
Nell Stephenson, a die-hard Paleo endurance athlete, offers an alternative to the traditional pasta- and bread- heavy athletic diet plan. Nell shares her experiences as an endurance athlete on the Paleo diet, and explains why even athletes who are not gluten intolerant can benefit from a reducing their consumption of wheat, barley, and rye, and derivative products.
In her latest post, Paleo coach Nell Stephenson discusses breakfast options and how endurance athletes can keep Paleo when fueling up for a big day of training or racing (she and her husband are both competitive endurance athletes AND keep a Paleo diet, so she's got lots of "real-life" experience with this topic).