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For Athletes

Athletes have special dietary needs due to their level of training and exertion. Learn how The Paleo Diet® can support performance and recovery as you train.

The Fundamentals of Sports Nutrition: Assessing the Fueling Station

Are you a good nutrition student? By using a gap analysis, you can create a personalized nutrition plan.

By Ryan Kohler
The Fundamentals of Sports Nutrition: Introductory Concepts on Fueling the Engine

Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are the fuels that power human performance and recovery. And water is a critical piece of the puzzle.

By Ryan Kohler
Does sexual activity affect athletic performance?

Does sexual activity harm, enhance, or have no impact on athletic performance? A former graduate student of Dr. Cordain aims to answer this question in her study from 1987, recently published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.

By Wendy Farrell, M.S.Ed.
Nell’s Corner: Why Bone Broth is Nature's Best Recovery Drink
Instead of turning to expensive, supplementary products to replenish lost nutrients after exercise, try nature’s recovery drink: bone broth.
By Nell Stephenson
Can A Depleted-Glycogen “Sleep Low” Strategy Improve Your Performance?
Learn if a depleted-glycogen can improve your athletic performance. The Paleo Diet® offers paleo diet plans, paleo dinner, recipes & paleo cookbooks.
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Creatine for Athletic Performance and Health

What are the best sources of creatine and does the Paleo diet adequately provide you with enough so you can perform at your best and not supplement?

By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Is Fasted Training the Fastest Route to a Lean Body?

If you start the day with fasted training and carry on with Paleo diet eating all day long, you’ll be much more likely to achieve your weight loss goals.

By Nell Stephenson
Why The Paleo Diet is Ergogenic

Learn why The Paleo Diet® is ergogenic. Visit our website for Paleo Diet articles, news, tips & delicious recipes. Browse our Paleo recipes today!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Podcast: How the Standard American Diet Hampers Athletic Performance

Dr. Loren Cordain and Shelley Schlender compare the standard American diet to The Paleo Diet and how each can impact athletic performance.

Q&A: Dr Cordain answers a question about The Paleo Diet for Athletes

Dr Cordain addresses the use of antioxidants and eating canned fish - a position he changed in the revised Paleo Diet for Athletes

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Sample Menu for Endurance Athletes

Check out this sample Paleo Diet menu for endurance athletes.

By Nell Stephenson
Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.