News from the Field
Snow Cones Don't Count
How does an athlete stay fit and healthy during the coldest months? Eat seasonally.
Will I burn more fat by working out before breakfast?
I've heard that doing cardio in the morning before eating breakfast forces your body to burn fat sooner due to low blood sugar levels. Any truth to that? John Chapel Hill, NC
In his brazen adaptation of the bestseller Fast Food Nation, Richard Linklater looks to jolt America out of its quickie-burger habit with a tale of tainted meat
Is it safe to take creatine as a part of my exercise routine?
Is it safe to take creatine as a part of my exercise routine for energy and body mass? And how much is adequate to take, and when is the best time to take it? Lorraine Parount, CA
A Kielbasa Too Far
When we travel, we think we don’t want to get sick, but maybe, less consciously, we’re not so sure. If nothing of note happens on a journey, was it one?
What's a good post-workout meal?
After a long workout what should one's next meal consist of to get the most from the workout? Rory Boulder, CO
Is there any hydration difference between still water and carbonated water?
What's the hydration value of carbonated mineral water (i.e. club soda or Perrier) versus regular tap water? Any difference? It tastes great after a long run on a hot day, but I'm not sure if it does me any good. Tom Washington, DC
Will I hydrate faster if I drink a mix of apple juice and water?
Someone once told me that if you mix some apple juice with water you can hydrate fasteris this actually true? Oliver New York, NY
After a long workout, what should I eat to get the most from my workout?
After a long workout, what should I eat to get the most from my workout? Rory Boulder, CO
Whats the best bet for high-nutrition, low-fuss trail food?
I'm interested in joining a local search-and-rescue te that requires members to have 24 to 48 hours worth of non-perishable food in their daypack. What are some good foods to carry that are light and dont take up much space, but would provide me with the necessary nutrients? Jon Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
All in a Roe
With a new ban on Caspian sturgeon eggs, caviar fans turn their eyes to the Rockies