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Avoid The Endurance 15

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We have all heard of the 'freshman 15', right? (A young man/woman goes off to college, and it is all too common for this individual to gain 15 pounds in their freshman year). Well, the 'Endurance 15' has become far to common. Numerous individuals from all over the world over the past many years have sought out my help in order to avoid the Endurance 15.

Here is the common question I receive, "Rick, I trained for an Ironman/marathon and during this time I gained 15 pounds. I trained more than I ever have before; how could I gain weight?"

Many individuals embark on such endurance events in order to lose weight. I understand how frustrating it can be to train for endless hours, only to have your body composition move in the wrong direction. We will discuss why this happens and how to avoid the Endurance 15 pitfalls.