The smartest way to manage your weight for endurance performance is to emulate the methods of the fastest men and women on the planet.
You are not going to believe this: your weight is a better predictor of your race performance than how much or how well you train.
Body mass index makes no distinction between body fat and lean body mass.
Each sport favors a particular body type. Which body type do you have? Is your body type ideal for your sport?
Research, common sense, and race experience have shown that leaner athletes tend to be faster. Why? It’s not just gravity.
Racing Weight explains 6 simple ways athletes can lose fat without losing performance.
Limit your off-season weight gain to no more than 8 percent of your optimal performance weight.
When pursuing your racing weight, focus on the process, not on the outcome.
New Year Cleanses and Detoxes Are a Hoax! Instead, Try a Racing Weight “DQS Clean Streak”.
Donald Sorah went from 315 pounds to a Bicycling magazine cover model, partly through the help of Racing Weight.
With steamed milk and the nutty aroma of toasted wheat berries, this breakfast cereal is worth the wait. If you have cooked wheat berries on hand, scoop 1½ cups into your pot, and wholesome goodness is just minutes away.
Spaghetti and Meatballs; it’s a classic endurance sports meal and for good reason. Complex carbs will fuel you up for tomorrow while the protein will help you recover from today. Enjoy with a glass of red!
These pancakes are a great make-ahead breakfast. Double the batch, and store pancakes in freezer bags to be reheated in the toaster.
No time to cook? That’s no excuse for skipping breakfast.
If you want to shed some holiday weight, try this hearty vegetable soup that is low in calories but packed with nutrition.
A team of runners who blog for Run Oregon began testing recipes from Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes by Matt Fitzgerald.
Carbohydrate restriction in many popular diets actually hurt endurance sports performance.
The crisp flaxseed crust keeps the chicken wonderfully moist inside.