A little more than 8 years ago, I found myself absolutely exhausted in my daily life. I always felt like I was in need of a nap, regardless of whether or not it was a training day. At the time, I was in the midst of a lengthy career in the biotech industry as a desk-bound researcher who was also a road warrior with a full weekly travel schedule. Between my flights to and from Denver, Raleigh, and other cities across North America, I was also trying to maintain a robust training schedule that sometimes even included renting a bike for a local ride in whatever city I was visiting for work.
Interested in triathlon, but don't know where to start? Whether you're considering sprint, XTERRA, or Ironman distance, professional triathlete Branden Rakita breaks down the basics to get you going in the right direction.
Eating with a purpose means making smart food choices to fuel whatever it is you want to accomplish with your meal. Want to be able to train and compete at your best? A huge part of this is being intentional about what you put in your body. Whether it's going on a big ride in the mountains, sneaking in a quick weekday interval session, or having an easy recovery day, fueling yourself appropriately for the task at hand is the only way to maximize your long-term performance.
Crystal Anthony comes through again with another great article for every cyclist, triathlete, and runner who travels to races. Take away the stress of trying to figure out what and where to eat when traveling to your next race by following her guide to eating while on the road.