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Posts tagged "endurance " within Fit Life

What’s the Best Way to Refuel after a Prolonged Endurance Workout?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Marathon and triathlon seasons are well underway! With intense training regimens like 20-mile runs, 100-mile bike rides and long open-water swims, endurance athletes need a sound refueling regimen to optimize each workout and achieve their goals on race day.

Why do I seem to gain weight when I start to train for an endurance race like a half marathon?

By Patricia Schwartz on Friday, November 05, 2010

Gaining weight is troublesome for most people, but especially for athletes who engage in a substantial amount of exercise to improve their sports performance or fitness enthusiasts who are using exercise as a strategy for losing weight. Let's discuss several possible explanations for this seemingly paradoxical situation.