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Ask Levi: Diet Analysis For Maximum Performance?

Today’s question is about maximizing cycling performance through a diet analysis and update… Coach Levi, First off I love reading your site and feel that I am learning alot! I was wondering if you could possibly address a nutrition question I have as I am struggling in

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Precision Nutrition vs The Paleo Diet

Unless you are blessed with genetics that let you eat fast food for every meal and still feel great, nutrition will play a vital role in your success in endurance sports. But you have to choose the right nutrition plan to fit your needs. Here I compare two popular choices…

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Ask Levi: How Does Kashi GoLean Compare to Oatmeal and Other Cereals?

Today’s question is about Kashi GoLean cereal, and where it fits in compared to oatmeal and your common cereals…

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Ask Levi: How Does Sqwincher Compare to Sports Drinks?

Today’s question is about Sqwincher, an electrolyte beverage used in the workplace…

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Ask Levi: Wendy’s Chili for Post-ride Recovery Meal?

Today’s question is about using Wendy’s Chili for a post-ride recovery meal…

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Ask Levi: V8 Juice As a Recovery Drink?

Today’s question is about whether or not V8 Juice could be used as a post-ride recovery drink…

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Ask Levi: What About Malt-O-Meal and Cream of Wheat?

Today’s question is about Malt-o-Meal and Cream of Wheat, and if they compare to oatmeal…

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Ask Levi: Is The Slow Carb Diet Compatible With Cycling?

Today’s question is about combining the Slow Carb Diet (from The 4-Hour Body) with endurance cycling…

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Ask Levi: Ever Tried an Energy Shot Powder?

Today’s question is about an energy shot powder, which would be different from an energy shot and different from an energy drink powder…

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Ask Levi: I Can’t Mix My Own Post-Workout Shakes at College, What Should I Drink?

Today’s question is about how to mix up a nice post-workout protein shake at college, rather than in the comfort of your own home…

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Steel Cut Oats Buying Guide (Where to Buy Steel Cut Oats in Bulk)

Steel cut oats have risen in popularity the past few years, and today, you can find them in many stores at a wide variety of prices. Here are my suggestions for pricing and buying steel cut oats…

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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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5 Places You Didn’t Expect to Find High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is everywhere these days. It’s in just about every processed food and drink, but it’s also on the evening news and the subject of many TV commercials!

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Ask Levi: Recovery Drink or Protein Shake for Post-Ride Recovery?

Today’s question is about choosing between a commercial recovery drink and a homemade protein shake for post-ride recovery…

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Ask Levi: Should I Mix NUUN Tablets with Hammer Gel in my Water Bottles?

Today’s question is about mixing Hammer Gel into water bottles with water or Nuun, and if that’s good for convenience, flavor, and electrolyte content…

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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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