Avoid the top 5 mistakes.I have witnessed many endurance athletes over the years who have failed to successfully carbohydrate load prior to their big event. To help you avoid the common pitfalls I would like to share with you the following background on the technique and tips:
EFFECTIVE MUSCLE HYDRATION 411: Focus on TOTAL ENERGY DENSITY it's not JUST about the Carb % of your sport drink or as simple as solid v's liquid calories. Dear Dr. Stoddard.I'm wondering if you can explain something to me so that it makes more sense.Sports drinks of course are made with
THE KEYS TO KEEPING a STEADY STOMACH :Douglas W. Stoddard M.D, M. Sport Med, Dip Sport Med, ESMedical Director S.E.M.I (Sports and Exercise Medicine Institute)Medical Director eload sport nutritionWe all hate gut rot and stomach "issues" especially when we are competing. A
Another key ingredient in e load™ is MultiCitrate™. Our bodies convert each MultiCitrate™ molecule into three bicarbonate molecules (9), and bicarbonate is the most important acid buffer within. Like lactate, Multicitrate™
One question I am frequently asked by athletes especially ultra-endurance athletes is if they should be adding MCT's to their race fuel. Adding Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), or any fat, to your ultraendurance diet needs to be carefully considered in light of the following issues. 1.
Agave Syrup/Nectar = "High Fructose Cactus Syrup"The marketing of this product leaves consumers believing it is a much healthier sweetening alternative to other sugars. All because it comes from a plant (as does High Fructose Corn Syrup). Let's put the marketing aside and take a look
1 cup whole wheat flour ½ cup all purpose flour 2 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 egg 1 ¾ cups milk 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup Bran Flakes cereal (crushed to ½ cup) 1 ¼ cup blueberries (or chocolate chips) Stir together dry ingredients (flours, sugar, baking powder, salt). Set aside
Dissolving e loadTM FLYTM How to avoid clumps3 steps1)Put the FLY Flavour Free 100% Carbohydrate powder in your water bottle. 2)Add a small amount of plain water to cover your FLY powder by an inch or two. 3)Shake the mix vigorously in your water bottle
This list is taken from the following website - racechecklist.comTriathlon Race Day Checklist Spend more time worrying about the triathlon and less time packing! This list should get even the most hard core toy-obsessed triathlete to the race with all essential gear.SwimAnti-Fog SolutionBody G
Try this…..you might be pleasantly surprised.Hydrate with a well formulated sport drink (e.g e load™) in the morning before your training or competition.During the day we can regulate our fluid losses by drinking and by consuming water rich foods. Overnight when we are sleeping and in a
Tips from Krista Duchene, elite marathon runner and registered dietician. www.kristaduchene.com/ The summary outline is taken from, "Nutrition for the Long Run" by Heidi Smith R.D, www.heidismithnutrition.com. Volumes Publishing Ltd., Before exercise: When yo
Before you mop that brow - wait! Could it hold the secret to your running success?
Using concentrated solutions for races where e loadTM is not the sponsor works very well. Here's the basic setup then tweek it to your unique liking: Our entire product range was developed with flexibility and individuation in mind. Your unique fluid and calorie requirements will change dependi
Dr. Douglas W. Stoddard"The Road to Kona-Supplement to Inside Triathlon" Many of you have experienced the nausea, cramping, bloating and pain that can accompany stomach and intestinal distress. These symptoms are directly related to your gastrointestinal (GI) system malfunctioning; th
Dr. Douglas W. Stoddard"Inside Triathlon" You have trained and left no stone unturned in your Ironman preparations. Assuming that you arrive on the starting line healthy, which of the following is most likely to stop your Ironman plans cold: Body breakdown (musculoskeletal injury
Marta Gold"Edmonton Journal" Few physicians would want to be known as "the cramp doctor." But sports medicine specialist Doug Stoddard happily turned the moniker into a business opportunity, developing a unique sports drink that he says gives endurance athletes a huge boost.
Cameron Elford "Inside Triathlon" It seems as though nearly every company with even a spurious connection to the world of endurance sports has rolled out some form of energy drink, bar or gel in the last year or two
You are what you drink Dr. Douglas Stoddard"Inside Triathlon" Hyponatremia, or reduced concentrations of sodium in the blood, has been reported in up to 20 percent of Ironman-distance participants
Dr. Douglas W. Stoddard"Inside Triathlon"If you have never felt the pain and discomfort of cramping during training or competition, consider yourself lucky. Cramping will slow you down; unfocus your mind and often leads to a dreaded DNF and perhaps the medical tent or nearest hospital. No
Gabrielle Bauer"Medical Post" Seeing a gap in the market, a Toronto doctor sets out to develop the "first" customizable sports drink<<Page of 1>>