Behind The Scenes with Axeon Hagens Berman And Klean Athlete

Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team training camp. (Photo by Davey

By: Sean Weide + Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team The Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team, sponsored by Klean Athlete, made quite a splash during the month of May with daily stellar performances at its biggest race of the season, the Amgen Tour of California, followed by a stunning victory by Greg Daniel in the USA Cycling professional road race.* But with only eight starting spots available in … [Read more...]

Strength, Power and Muscle Gain For The 2016 Cycling Season


By: Kristi Belohlavek, R.D. The 2016 cycling season is underway, and with it come the long training rides, one-day and multi-day stage races, and attempts to expedite muscle recovery amidst jam-packed travel schedules and time on the road. In today’s cycling age, it is more important than ever to know exactly what’s in your nutritional supplements and to guarantee the safety and integrity … [Read more...]

Go For The REAL Stuff

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Written by: Lea Crosetti, RD, CSSD As a sports dietitian and endurance athlete, I am always looking for new food variations to eat out on the course. Whether it be an attempt to “go more natural”, avoid the GI issues with sugary sports nutrition products, or simply get more variety and tasty foods my body is craving while cycling, it’s the quest to find a nourishing, tolerable and tasty … [Read more...]

New Cookbook Feed Zone Portables Offers Easy, Delicious Snack Recipes for Athletes

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Boulder, CO, USA - May 21, 2013 - When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with professional cyclists, he found athletes weary of processed bars and gels and the same old pasta. So Lim joined professional chef Biju Thomas to make eating delicious and practical. When the menu changed, no one could argue with the race results. Their groundbreaking Feed Zone Cookbook brought the favorite recipes of … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Introduces CLIF® Kit’s Organic™

Clif Bar Introduces CLIF® Kit’s Organic™, a Gluten-Free Fruit and Nut Bar Made with Simple, Organic Ingredients New Snack Bar is the Vision of Kit Crawford, co-CEO of Clif Bar & Company EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 31, 2012 – CLIF® Kit’s Organic™, the new, simply delicious snack bar made with 100 percent organic fruit and nuts, is now on shelves nationwide in natural food and select … [Read more...]

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

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Written by: Lea Crosetti When you think of fat, what do you think of? Greasy foods? Clogged arteries? Love handles? Often times, we have a negative connotation of fats and some have scrutinized over each gram consumed for years. But word is getting out about the health benefits of some fats and why you should include them at every meal, especially if you are an athlete. As athletes, we … [Read more...]

CLIF® BAR Experts Weigh In on Top Sports Nutrition Questions

Five Top Experts Give Practical Advice on Everything from Carb-Loading to Electrolyte Intake EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 23, 2011 – A proper nutrition strategy can mean the difference between a personal best and hitting the wall, but all too often conflicting opinions and decades-old myths leave athletes without concrete answers to their most-asked food questions. To make expert nutrition … [Read more...]

Sugar Overload – Part 2

Written by: Lea Crosetti, RD ( IF you did not read "Sugar Overload - Part 1 yet - CLICK HERE -first The actual molecule of sugar (glucose) is needed for energy production within our bodies. When people go on extreme diets and eliminate all types of sugars or carbohydrates, our bodies begin to break down muscle and fat to produce glucose. However this process isn’t without … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Athletes

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Written by: Lea Crosetti The gluten-free diet seems to have become the next best thing. More and more people are turning to gluten-free foods despite not having gluten allergies or celiac disease. Food manufacturers appear to be abandoning the “Low Carb” marketing and turning to “Gluten-Free” to feed this frenzy. But why? What are the advantages of going gluten-free? First let me … [Read more...]

Yoo Hoo, the best sports drink you never thought of…

Dear Yoo Hoo - scratch that -  Dr. Pepper Snapple company: Once in a while one gets a great idea, and if they're smart and enterprising, they find some way to make a buck off of it.  Other times they simply "gift" the idea to the world for whatever altruistic reasons or perhaps because they're too lazy too chase a buck, or perhaps they want to avoid a higher tax bracket. … [Read more...]