Aside from vegetarianism, the choice as to whether one should consume milk seems to illicit the most controversy in nutrition circles. This has been compounded by the widespread dairy industry ad campaign touting milk has nature’s perfect food.
Winter is here, which means that many of you include a winter strength training program to supplement your endurance training in the off-season. You may be lifting more (and heavier) weights, spending more time in the saddle indoors on your trainer, trail running in snow, or participating in a variety of other snow sports. No matter what training you do in your off-season, you need to make sure you optimize your recovery.