May 2, 2022

Make the Most of Mealtimes with Nutrient-Dense Foods

There’s little argument that good nutrition is key to your best triathlon performance. Not only is it important to fuel well during a tough session, but the calories we eat between sessions are important too! On today’s episode, expert nutritionist Dr. Krista Austin and pro triathlete Elizabeth James discuss nutrient-dense foods and how to incorporate them into your meals. Dr. Austin defines nutrient-dense foods and what athletes should look for when choosing their day-to-day nutrition staples. Then Dr. Austin and Elizabeth dive into post-workout meals, discuss the role of “empty calories,” and each share some of their favorite foods to incorporate in their weekly nutrition. Listen in for actionable advice about meal planning, grocery shopping, and stocking the pantry with quality choices.

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