Duathlon: more than triathlon's poor relation Duathlon is sometimes derided as triathlon's poor cousin. But if, like me, you're addicted to running and love cycling, but can't get over your fear of that frenzied first swim leg, then the run-bike-run could be the challenge for you. Scared by tales of competitors grabbing ankles, ripping off goggles or overtaking by swimming right over the top of fellow athletes, I spent 12 months having lessons, got hold of a wetsuit, entered a half-Ironman … and bottled it. » A Guide to Eating a Plant-Based Diet Post written by Leo Babauta. If I could make a single dietary recommendation to people looking to get healthier, it would be to move to a plant-based diet. Eating plants has been the best change I’ve made in my diet — and I’ve made a bunch of them, from intermittent fasting to low-carb experiments to eating 6 meals a day to eating almost all protein to eliminating sugar (all at various times). Plants have made me slimmer, healthier, stronger, more energetic — and have increased my life expectancy (more on all this below).
Pasty A pasty (/ˈpæsti/, Cornish: Hogen; Pasti), (sometimes known in the United States as a pastie or British pasty) is a baked pastry, a traditional variety of which is particularly associated with Cornwall, the westernmost county in England. It is made by placing uncooked filling typically of meat and vegetables, without meat in vegetarian versions, on a flat pastry circle and folding it to wrap the filling, crimping the edge to form a seal. After baking, the result is a raised semicircular food item. Natural Running Fuel Recipes and Guidelines Vegetarian, vegan, or neither, what you eat around your workouts plays a big role in how you perform and recover. Conveniently for plant-based eaters, this diet is a natural fit for the common workout nutrition guidelines that focus, in general, on “lots of carbohydrate, a little bit of protein.” Here you’ll find articles on what to eat before, during, and after your workouts, as well as information on protein and other important considerdations for athletes. And of course, to help you meet these guidelines, several standby recipes that make getting the nutrition you need easy, convenient and tasty. Guidelines for fueling your workouts 10 Simple Guidelines for Eating Healthier than Ever
The 10 Best autumn running kit - Outdoor & Activity - IndyBest 2. Adidas Reflective Vest If you don’t want to fork out on a high-visibility jacket, simply slip this bit of kit over your existing top and head off into the horizon in the knowledge that you’ll be spotted easily from quite a distance. Available in different sizes. 4 Vegetarian Recipes for Athletes A typical athlete’s diet can contain more than 3,000 calories a day, and it's usually rich in meat and other animal proteins. But more and more successful athletes are defying the stereotype that all vegetarians are skinny and weak by taking meat out of their diets and excelling in their sports. Check out our four vegetarian recipes for the athlete’s diet, and get inspired by superstars who are doing it right. — Mary Mazzoni, Earth911
Ale Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a warm fermentation with a strain of brewers' yeast. The yeast will ferment the beer quickly, giving it a sweet, full bodied and fruity taste. Most ales contain hops, which help preserve the beer and impart a bitter herbal flavour that balances the sweetness of the malt. Another way to define ale is as "top-fermented"; that is, the yeast, rather than sinking to the bottom as in a lager, floats on the surface of the liquid during fermentation. There are variations in this definition, but it holds in general. History of ale
Learn To Power Over Hills, And Then Repeat Don’t let hills stand in your way of getting a PR at your next race. Follow these training tips and you’ll be prepared. Unfortunately, when a hill comes up on a racecourse there is no other way to get to the other side other than to go over it. So, learn to embrace those dreaded hills because they aren’t going anywhere.
Vegetarian Recipes for Athletes If you like plant-based recipes you’ll love our plant-based fitness guide. Click here to get it free. Don’t worry, the link opens in a new window and you can continue browsing all our great recipes. Smoothies and Sports Drinks Granola, Energy Bars, and Running Food Pasta, Risotto and Polenta