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The Top 5 Must-Have Supplements for Endurance Athletes

While I don’t like to see supplements used to make up for a bad diet, I know there are many situations that call for supplementation. The life of an endurance athlete just happens to be one of them! With the beatings we put on our bodies, and

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Tested: Zahler Reach Whey Protein Powder

No longer is whey protein powder exclusive to bodybuilders or even athletes in general. It’s everywhere, especially when used as the basis for a meal replacement shake. Fortunately, though you may be getting sick of the clickity-clack of a Blender Ball in the cubicle next to you,

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Tested: Frog Fuel

Whenever I see a packet of gel, my brain is trained to categorize it as carbs. (Years of pounding down GUs and Power Gels will do that to ya!) So it was a little weird to see these new Frog Fuel packets, which look just like an

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Tested: NutriBiotic Vegan Rice Protein

Wanting to try a new type of protein so I’m not taking whey all the time, I picked up some NutriBiotic Vegan Rice Protein Drink…

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Tested: Formula X Sport

Formula X Sport is a new protein-containing sports drink similar to Accelerade but is supposed to taste better, present fewer GI issues, and not clump in your water bottle. Let’s see how it works…

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Tested: Gold Standard Natural 100% Whey Protein Powder by Optimum Nutrition

While whey protein is a staple for bodybuilders, it’s also a good source of protein for anyone who may need it in their diet. Such as endurance athletes! Here is my review of Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Natural Protein Powder…

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Cooking with Coach Levi: Protein-Packed Banana Smoothie

If you are looking for a convenient way to get nutrients like carbs, fat, and protein from whole foods, the smoothie is the way to go. Here is a quick and easy recipe for a protein-packed banana smoothie…

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Ask Levi: Are Recovery Drinks Worth It?

In recent years, there has been a lot of marketing centering around recovery drinks with the correct ratio of carbs and protein. Let’s see what all the hype is about…

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How to Cook Chestnuts

Chestnuts fall off trees just like walnuts, but they seem much less common. They taste so good though, it’s worth going out of your way to find them! Plus, they contain protein, fiber, iron, Vitamin C, and other nutrients. Here is how to cook and peel them…

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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: Accelerade Sports Drink with Protein

I’ve always liked the idea behind Accelerade. It’s a sports drink, so it’s high in carbs for energy and packed with electrolytes we need, but it has something special – a little protein. Sports drinks with both carbohydrates and protein have been shown to improve performance, so let’s check this out…

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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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