Saturday, June 13, 2015

Healthy Habits: Probiotics and Healthy Sports Training

Pro Cyclist Lucy Garner won her first junior world title at a road world championship in Copenhagen, returning a year later to claim a second world title at Valkenburg, Netherlands. Joining the senior levels at the start of the 2013 season, she claimed her first professional victory on the opening stage of the Tour of Chongming Island in Shanghai, China.

Brooke Alpert, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author of The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great and Look Years Younger (Da Capo, June 2013) and Healthy Eating During Pregnancy (Kyle Books, 2011). Alpert received her Master of Science at New York University and completed her training at Mt. Sinai Hospital, in affiliation with NYU. A former tri-athlete, Alpert is currently focusing on how nutrition can fuel our daily race in life.

I had a chance to interview them about the role of nutrition, including probiotics, when training and staying active.

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