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 […]


RECIPE: Summer Quinoa Burgers

June 23rd, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Nutrition, Recipes | No Comments »

This quinoa masala burger recipe is simple, incredibly fresh tasting, and perfect for lunch or barbecue dinner. The only time-consuming thing is waiting for the yams to roast. You could just pop them in […]


Why triathletes shouldn’t become reliant on Ibuprofen

June 23rd, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Why rest and recovery is better than popping a pill.


Comment s’hydrater lors d’une compétition

June 19th, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Lorsque l’on détermine des directives concernant l’hydratation il faut prendre ces trois facteurs en considération : effort et temps additionnels et risques de problèmes gastrointestinaux.


3 HOMEMADE RECIPES for race day

June 16th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Nutrition, Recipes | No Comments »

Consuming the usual race nutrition of gels, sugary drinks, bars and gummies work for a time, but long training days or races require more satiating snacks. Some of the classic choices such as chips, […]


Les bienfaits de la spiruline

June 16th, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Recipes, Training and Racing | No Comments »

La spiruline est une algue, plus précisément une cyanobactérie. C’est un aliment de plus en plus populaire chez les athlètes, et avec raison! En 1974, lors de la conférence World Food des Nations Unies, […]


The “Sleep Low, Train Low, Train High” nutritional strategy

June 13th, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Feature, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Although a long-distance athlete has an interest in improving their ability to use fat reserves as an energy source, this doesn’t mean that they need to adopt a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates.