Not so FAST food

Lets face it in the world we live in there is not a lot of extra time to do anything extra let alone sit down for a home made meal with friends or family. The busy hustle of work mixed with training and piecing together a social life makes for very little time to play Chef Boyardee with your Easy Bake Oven. Believe me I am as guilty as the next guy for just “grabbing” something quick. I realize that in the context of the audience reading this w

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Steve Acuna
Hydration

There is no greater impact you can make on physical performance than there is with hydration.  Poor hydration can lead to disaster on the race course or in training as I’m sure many of you have found out the hard way.  Let’s face it there are four basic nutrients that your body needs, carbohydratesproteinfats and water. You can survive for many days without carbohydrates, proteins and fats

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Steve Acuna
Protein Requirements

Let’s face it one of the many questions we have as triathletes and endurance athletes is how much protein do we need daily and am I getting enough of it? To answer this we need a little bit of insider knowledge of what protein is? And what it does inside the human body?

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Steve Acuna
Food for thought

"The food we consume is not a breakdown of nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, and fats but a beautiful symphony of infinite complexity working in perfect harmony to nourish our bodies"

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Soda not so POP

I was recently in line at a breakfast/coffee shop and I overheard a conversation of a young woman and her friend talking about losing weight. Both girls were probably in college and they were not quite obese but they were definitely overweight and showing an excess of adipose tissue around the midsection, face and butt. The one woman turned to her friend and said that she really need to stop drinking soda and that her friend stopped drinking soda and she has lost a lot of weight. I didn’t think much of it but later as I sat down drinking my

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