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Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge Nutrition Tips.

The Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge is around the corner.  Here are some of my TOP NUTRITIONAL TIPS for race day. Fluids: The hot November conditions, makes this race a challenge due to the heat, dryness and often warm winds.  Preventing … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates – Pt 2

In part 1, I discussed the types of carbohydrates and how they are used for energy in the body.  In part 2, I will be discussing the benefits of consuming carbohydrates pre, during and post training/ race. Carbohydrates before exercise … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates – pt 1

Low carb, high protein, high fat, train low, compete high….the list is endless.  Not a day goes by in my practice that I don’t talk about importance and need for carbohydrates in a balanced diet.   Many athletes are confused about … Continue reading

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