Beets, cabbage, and collard greens—in season now—can maximize your off-season training efforts and keep you strong this winter. We've got tips and recipes.
For many, it’s around mid-July when fleeting thoughts of skiing start to seed. Must be the heat. Alas a lift ride is months out, but for those wondering how to maximize their cross-training efforts now, the answer is eating specific, in-season produce. A vitamin or mineral deficiency can harm athletic performance so stock up at your local farmers market on beets, cabbage, and collard greens—Olympians of the vegetable kingdom that are just coming into season.