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Book Review: The Primal Blueprint

If you’ve been paying attention to any diet news recently, you have probably heard stuff about the Paleo diet and all sorts of ideas that fly in the face of the standard endurance athlete’s diet. I liked the idea of The Primal Blueprint book by Mark Sisson, so I read that one…

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17 High-Energy Replacements For Expensive Energy Gels

Energy gels are expensive – at least $0.99 each. And they’re really just sugar. For casual rides, I recommend looking at these energy gel alternatives…

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How to Carry Food and Water During a Triathlon

Cycling jerseys are great inventions. It’s so convenient to fill the back pockets with food, bike tools, CO2 pump, etc. Then there are triathlon jerseys, with maybe one small pocket in the back. Here’s how to carry stuff during a triathlon…

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Ask Levi: Is It Normal To Be Starving After a Ride?

A guide to what and when to eat before and during a bike race so that you can finish strong and not be starving. Then you can perform better in your next ride. Here’s how…

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What to Eat During a Big Ride or Race

Wondering what to eat during a bike ride or race? Here is a complete guide to what to eat for each type of bike ride or race, based on intensity and duration. Covers energy bars, gels, sports drinks, and real food…

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Ask Levi: What to Eat for My Cross Race?

What you should eat before a short, intense bike race such as cyclo-cross (CX) or possibly a short criterium or short track MTB race for that matter. Continue on for my pre-race nutrition advice…

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What to Eat Pre- and Post-Ride (or Race)

Here is a guide to what to eat before and after a bike ride or race, along with example foods that you should eat. Also tells you what foods not to eat…

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Ask Levi: Does Cooking Diminish All Health Benefits?

While it is a good idea to eat your fruits and vegetables and other health foods, is that enough? Sometimes you may need to eat raw foods because cooking will diminish health benefits. Here is what I think…

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5 Great Snacks That Hit The Spot on Long Endurance Rides

While foods like Powerbars are great for hard rides and races, it’s hard to get past the desire for “real” food. If there’s a good time to eat real food instead of processed bars, it’s on long endurance bike rides. Here are 5 great choices.

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Tested: Detour Energy Bars

There’s no shortage of energy bars these days, but with the way some of them taste, I always welcome new varieties. So I was happy to give a warm welcome to the big sample pack of Detour energy bars I got a couple weeks ago. (Because 1,

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The Top 10 Healthiest Pizza Toppings

Pizza could very well be the country’s favorite food, but believe it or not, it can be one of the healthiest foods out there. Your typical Meat Lovers Pizza from Pizza Hut isn’t what I’m talking about, though. While you might not find something like this in your typical pizza joint, a whole-wheat crust with a little cheese and a lot of veggies is great for your health.

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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Coach Levi is my favorite child and favorite cycling coach. I'd choose him over Christoper McCarmikael even. Did I mention that Levi can coach you to a healthier lifestyle where you look and feel your best?
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