performance nutrition Archives – Alex Larson Nutrition


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Stop fearing holiday foods, and instead take full advantage use the festive treats to fuel your holiday workouts. At your next holiday party, don’t hesitate to fill your pockets with an extra Christmas cookie or two to fuel your next workout. Needing gift ideas for yourself or a fellow athlete? Check out my holiday gift […]

BY Alex | November 9, 2022 | Sports Performance Nutrition

Delicious Ways To Fuel Your Holiday Workouts

holiday fueling ideas

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It’s actually very common for to see an endurance athlete gain weight during their training. Has this been you? Are you training more than ever and gradually putting on weight? You’re not alone, it happens. How is this possible? Let’s dive in and talk about why this can happen. Diet Mentality – Fear of Athlete […]

BY Alex | December 2, 2021 | Sports Performance Nutrition

athlete weight gain during training

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The varieties of energy/protein bars on the store shelves these days is overwhelming. There seems to be an option for every personal dietary need – low carb, caffeinated, high fiber, gluten-free, kosher, organic, raw, vegan, minimal ingredients – and in every possible flavor under the sun. How the heck do you go about picking the […]

BY Alex | January 5, 2019 | Sports Performance Nutrition

choosing an energy bar: what you should know

healthy energy protein bars

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Popular practice among athletes aiming to build muscle is to pump up their protein intake, with the misconception among gym circles is that “more is better”. Our bodies can eat a lot of protein, digest it and absorb it, but it doesn’t mean it’s all going to build muscle.   Most athletes exceed their recommendations […]

BY Alex | March 6, 2018 | Sports Performance Nutrition

Building Muscle – How much protein do you really need?

building muscle protein needs

Athlete Eating Guide

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Athlete Grocery Shopping Guide

Race Day: Triathlon Nutrition Planner

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planning what goes on your plate

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