Kelli Jennings, the founder of Apex Nutrition, brings a wealth of nutrition knowledge and personal experience to Mountain Bike Radio. The show will cover a wide range of daily and training/racing nutrition.
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September 10, 2014
Do you do long rides? Are you hitting a wall - tired, sore, and just not feeling your best? Can riding, training, and racing really be harmful? Kelli gives you some great tips that will help you to minimize the damage to your body that endurance sports can cause.
August 16, 2014
Kelli gives you another great episode filled with great tips. In this episode, Kelli shares five real foods that can help aid your recovery from injury. If you've been on the sidelines, itching to get back to 100%, give this show a listen. (These foods can help people who aren't injured too!)
July 27, 2014
It's mid-summer and the heat is on! Have you been struggling to stay cool during your rides? Has the heat been affecting your ride enjoyment or race performance? In this episode, Kelli provides some great tips to help you beat the heat!
July 17, 2014
Have you considered taking a trip to ride in the mountains or are you planning to do a high elevation race such as the Leadville 100? High altitude poses some unique challenges that can be tricky to overcome. Kelli shares some thoughts and tips that can help you enjoy your time in the mountains. She also offers a Leadville 100 specific nutrition guide for only $20.
July 9, 2014
Kelli shares her thoughts and some tips on the recovery window after workouts and rides. She brings her practical approach for everyday athletes. Listen in to learn more about the recovery window, tips on improving your after-ride fueling, and increasing your performance.
June 18, 2014
In this episode, Kelli shares five real foods that all athletes should stock in their kitchen. These foods are readily available at most food stores, versatile, and easy to eat, so you don't really have an excuse not to eat them.
May 25, 2014
You've spent a considerable amount of time training, dialing in your bike setup, and gathering your gear, but have you considered what you should be eating the week before, the morning before, and during the race? This episode will help.
May 16, 2014
Do you feel like you've just been dragging? Could it be diet or are there other things to worry about before that? Kelli gives you a lot of great info and tips on dealing with and fixing your fatigue. Kelli shares some issues arising from sleep deprivation, dives into some details, gives you some personal experience, and more!
May 14, 2014
Are you a really busy person? Do you find yourself getting in late from your workout hungry, then eating, and finding it hard to fall asleep? Can't find that balance? Kelli shares her thoughts about what you can do to get that important workout in at night and get to sleep.
May 5, 2014
In this episode Kelli discusses paleo diets, the Feed Zone Cookbook, and how those fit in with what she recommends and what works for a lot of her clients. Listen in if you've been thinking you need to improve your eating.
March 31, 2014
In this episode of The Apex Nutrition Podcast, Kelli Jennings, shares some quick thoughts on what can help you get through rides or races in lap-style scenarios, with real food options too.
March 13, 2014
This is an episode that has unfortunately been buried in the archives - never released until now! It is fantastic discussion between Tour Divide finisher, Scott Thigpen, and his nutrition coach and The Apex Nutrition Podcast host, Kelli Jennings about Scott's divide trip in the summer of 2013.
March 1, 2014
Do you know what you're doing for training and race nutrition? What is the right amount of carbs per hour? Do you get too many or too little carbs? How about liquid? Kelli checks in with three strategies for training and race nutrition.
February 22, 2014
Kelli is back with a new episode of The Apex Nutrition Podcast. In this episode she helps you navigate the gluten-free world. Listen in for some valuable information that may help you to understand your own needs.
November 11, 2013
With the recent release of the 2014 National Ultra Endurance schedule, it's time to start thinking about how you'll approach next season. Did you bonk, cramp, or suffer some poor performances? Looking to improve?
In this episode, Kelli and Ben discuss the nutrition strategy for tackling a 100 mile mountain bike race. It was recorded this summer after Ben's 5th place at the Tatanka 100 in Sturgis, South Dakota and finally released now!
November 1, 2013
This is a members only episode. If you want to listen to the full episode, become a Mountain Bike Radio member today. Members get access to deals, goodies, and special content.
In this episode, Kelli discusses losing fat in the offseason. Should you skimp or skip on your training/racing nutrition.
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October 23, 2013
The word on the street for many years is that all sodium is bad. That's changed recently and people are realizing that sodium is a required piece of everday nutrition and performance nutrition.
Listen in to find out what you need.
October 11, 2013
Kelli always provides listeners with a ton of great nutrition information. In this episode, she discusses specific recovery through nutrition.
If you're looking to perform better and lose some weight, you have to listen to this.
September 7, 2013
This is a member-only episode. Become a member to listen to the full episode.
Kelli is back with a members-only show. She shares her 10 favorite regular food options for training fuel. She brings a lot of real-world experience as a "starving college student" and endurance athlete herself. Listen in to hear what she recommends.
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Kelli graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Dietetics, completed her residency/Dietetics Board Exam to become a Registered Dietician and mains continuing education to maintain her status. After beginning her career at George Washington University Hospital, before moving into private practice to focus on endurance sports nutrition, wellness, disease prevention, and metabolism.
July 5, 2013
Wondering how to jump start your rides during training and racing. How about recovering better. This episode may have your answer.
June 24, 2013
This is a member-only episode. Become a member.
Do you want to avoid cramps? Wondering what may be the best way to keep pushing the pedals without the dreaded twitches and power loss? 400mg of sodium or 750mg - Do you know what you need compared to what you are getting? Listen in to find out.
Kelli Jennings gives members some more great nutrition information!
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June 21, 2013
Kelli gives you the nutrition information you need to know if you plan to ride or race multi day events or are planning out a big training block to get ready for an event.
Whether it's a two day charity ride, 18-day tour, or a seven-day stage race, you can improve your experience by just listening in.
June 5, 2013
This is a member-only episode.
Do you want to avoid bonking? Wondering what may be the best way to keep your energy going during your rides?
Kelli Jennings gives you some great help in another informative episode of The Apex Nutrition Podcast.
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May 17, 2013
Kelli leads you through another informative episode of the Apex Nutrition Podcast. She debunks some common sports nutrition myths and gives you insider information to help you be your best.
May 6, 2013
Have you been reading nutrition information lately? There are some new topics floating around. Kelli talks about a few of them.
April 10, 2013
If you like to eat, be healthy, perform well, and not gain weight, this episode is for you! Listen in and then check through the links for ideas and recipes from Kelli.
March 15, 2013
Kelli gives you the basics of supplementation. She gives you some information to help keep it simple and help you wade through the piles of data, marketing, and fiction and non-fiction.
As always, Kelli brings you her on-the-trail experience and practical approach.
Listen in now!
March 8, 2013
This episode is filled with great information about how to get to your racing weight and maintaining it. Kelli provides some essential information that will assist in your weight loss.
Do you want to lose weight? Go faster? Feel better? Listen to this episode!
February 27, 2013
Kelli adds another great episode to the Apex Nutrition Podcast. In this show, she shares her tips on fighting fatigue.
It's a must listen episode if you ever find yourself tired or are unsure why your energy levels aren't quite what you think they could be.
February 19, 2013
This is a great episode you will need to listen if you are looking to recovery quicker, feel better, perform better, and/or help reduce your stress levels.
Inflammation can have many negative effects if left unchecked. Kelli helps you out. Continue on to listen in, see the show links, and get the full minute-by-minute show outline.
February 12, 2013
This is the first episode of the new Apex Nutrition Podcast with Kelli Jennings.
Have you ever wondered what you should be eating or drinking for a 60 or 90 minute ride? How about a 5 hour ride? Sodium, potassium, magnesium...what are "Lytes?"
Listen in to this week's podcast to hear all about fueling for your ride!