USA Triathlon partners with Pure Spectrum, a CBD manufacturer

October 28th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in News, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Early last week, USA Triathlon formalized a partnership with Pure Spectrum CBD – a Colorado-based cannabidiol manufacturer – through to 2023. “With its athlete-first approach and proven commitment to safety, quality and accuracy, Pure […]


It’s time for more plants and less meat

September 2nd, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

A new study adds to a growing body of research that a plant-based diet could be predictive of a longer life and lower risk of cardiovascular disease.


How hydrating with water alone is affecting your performance

August 19th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Overhydration is doing you more harm than good, and it is increasing your likelihood of exercise-induced hyponatremia.


Determining your hydration strategy for a triathlon

July 17th, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

When setting a plan for race day it’s important to consider the conditions, acclimation to the weather, fitness and tolerance.


Four foods that increase recovery and performance

July 15th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

All four are found in your local grocery store


Skin care tips for race day

July 14th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

The summer is a great time to be outdoors. After long months on the trainer, in the pool and doing repeats on the treadmill, you can finally enjoy those rays from the sun. But, […]


Top five tips to avoid dehydration in a triathlon

July 5th, 2019 by Nate Walsh | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Summer races have arrived so let’s review some key points to follow to avoid problems in the heat. Here are our top five tips to avoid dehydration during a race. Don’t try anything new […]


A bacteria found in the gut of elite athletes has been discovered to increase performance

July 4th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in News, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Earlier in June, new research out of Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA, identified a type of bacteria found in the gut of elite athletes that contributes to improved capacity for exercise. Interestingly, this […]


The recovery benefits of adding spirulina into your diet

June 26th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Because of spirulina’s high source of protein, it’s a great product to add to your post-workout snack.


Can ketone bodies help you recover?

June 24th, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Most triathletes know that carbohydrates are a key energy source for endurance performances. Along with carbs, fats provide a sustainable energy supply. Carbohydrates and fats provide us with energy to allow us to train […]