Triathlon is not a diet

My husband is a multisport coach.  The other day he was putting the finishing touches on a presentation for a group of women who are new to the sport of triathlon and he ran a few of his key points by me.  He startled me when he said, “Triathlon is not a diet.” He went on to say that you can watch what you eat and you can, and should be, mindful of nutrition, but you need to fuel your body. Dieting and training hard at the same time is a sure-fire way to ensure poor performance, risk injury, and feel an overall sense of fatigue.

Triathlon is not a diet. 

For about six years I was a racing maniac. [click to continue…]

JL writes the blog JL goes Vegan:  Food & Fitness with a side of Kale and is writer/editor of Stop Chasing Skinny.