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Category: Food


Should Athletes Worry About Gaining Weight Over the Holidays?


Talking to nutrition expert Matt Fitzgerald is always a highlight for me, thanks to his simple and no-nonsense approach to sports (and life) nutrition. He’s the author of one of my favorite books, Racing Weight, and he has tons of practical advice for athletes …



When Eating “Healthy” Messes Up Your Workout


Over on Nylon, I got to write about a topic I’m HUGELY passionate about: when eating ‘healthy’ is messing with you. I’ve seen a ton of serious cyclists and runners suffer because of fad diets that are touted as the great new way to …





How to Fuel for Ironman: Video


I already chatted about Ironman nutrition over here a couple weeks ago, but I’m working on some new video content and wanted to share my fueling story, but in a different way. So if you’re more of a video watcher/listener, check this out to …





Ironman Fueling: Some Hard-Earned Advice and Tips


I have a ton of Ironman content coming in the next few weeks on here and on the Consummate Athlete Podcast, but one of the key things I wanted to talk about was food and hydration, since those were the biggest factors, in my …



All About Collagen, The Newest Super-Ingredient


This was a super fun article to do for Nylon, a deep dive into what the deal with collagen is. I’m a big fan, and it’s been making the rounds in the ‘wellness’ community the last few months. Personally, I dig it because it’s …



​What Does a Tour de France Rider Eat in a Day?


I love writing about cycling nutrition (I mean, I wrote an entire book on it!) so obviously, when Bicycling wanted a piece on how and what riders in the Tour were eating in a day, I was super stoked. I got to chat with …