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  • Don’t Get Fooled Again – It is legal to use Dr. when you are not a medical doctor?

    The third installment in the Don’t Get Fooled Again series is a statement about the use of the abbreviation “Dr.”: When giving advice to endurance athletes, it is legal to use the abbreviation “Dr.” before your name even when you do not have a degree that would allow you to practice as a doctor in medicine. (True or False?)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ True.  “Doctor” is an academic title for a person who has obtained a research doctorate or PhD degree. The ethical and accepted use of “Dr.” preceding (Name) varies depending on the country.  In the USA, some states protect the...

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  • Don’t Get Fooled Again – Workout Recovery

    I’ve decided to start a series titled “Don’t Get Fooled Again” to help endurance athletes sort out information that is true or false at face value. I’ll post a question in the morning on Gale Bernhardt Consulting Facebook and have people weigh in with comments. I’ll comment later the same day on Facebook. I’ll store the series here on my blog so it is easy to find. Let’s begin with workout recovery: In order to optimize performance and recovery, athletes need to continually load and reload muscle glycogen stores. This process cannot happen on a low-carbohydrate diet. (True or False?)...

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