Vegan Diets and Athletic Performance

Plant-based diets and athletic performance The past few years, plant-based diets have gained in popularity. They are recommended in various weight management programs and they are the choice of environmentally conscious individuals, animal right supporters and various religious practices. Plant-based diets are also the choice for many professional and amateur athletes alike. Despite the initial […]

Training and Racing at Altitude – Nutritional Guidelines

By Eric Heiden, M.D. Training and racing at altitude can be better handled if certain dietary concerns are addressed. This article will focus on the requirements for athletes exposed to altitudes between 1500 and 3500 meters, what most would consider moderate altitude. These moderately high altitudes are probably much more frequently encountered by athletes in […]