The Apex Nutrition Podcast
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.
Click on any of the episodes below to take you to the show page, where you can stream or download. You can also get the MBR app to listen on your mobile device.
3 Strategies for Training and Race Nutrition
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.
What's the deal with Gluten anyway?
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.
100 Miler Race Nutrition
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!
Losing Fat in the Offseason - Member Only
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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How Much Sodium Do You Need?
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.
Recovery through Nutrition
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.
10 Regular Food Options
September 7, 2013
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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.
Protein, Amino Acids, and Training Nutrition
July 5, 2013
Wondering how to jump start your rides during training and racing. How about recovering better. This episode may have your answer.
Stop the Cramps - Member Only
June 24, 2013
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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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Multi Day Event Nutrition Planning
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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5 Nutrition Myths
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.
Three Hot Topics
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.
Fuel for Your Ride
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!