Nootropics and Sports Nutrition for the weekend warrior

Nootropics, including BCAAs and botanicals, can help weekend warriors meet their athletic and cognitive competitive goals. Paul H. Falcone | Jun 03, 2019 Nootropics are compounds that improve cognitive function, and in some cases, brain health. They have been gaining buzz lately, which is not surprising since we are all striving to work harder and…

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How to Make A Resolution Stick

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions? Because they work, right? If you laughed when you read that, you’re not alone.  Just because we make a resolution on January 1st doesn’t automatically mean it will stick. In fact, more often than not those New Year’s resolutions tend to fall off some time around … well,…

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How to Make A Comeback—Even If It’s Been a While

  Most competitive athletes, no matter their age, can recall a defining personal athletic moment: sprinting across the finish line ahead of the field; dodging epic tackles to score the winning touchdown; swishing an unbelievable three-pointer at the buzzer. You got up early, practiced hard and stayed late. You slept well and ate right because…

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9 Great Ways to Use Hemp Protein Powder

For over 12 000 years, humans have cultivated Hemp for both food,  fibre and oil. The seeds of the hemp plant were used by ancient cultures as a source of nutrition and healing, a practice now catching on in the western world following multiple scientific studies confirming hemp’s benefits. Hemp protein powder is made by…

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Getting back to Gym after the Festive Season

By Tom Holland After the indulgences of the holidays, come the New Year Resolutions to get fit, lose weight, go to gym more, be more active …. Yet, then one is faced with actually doing all those things – and the major portion of that resolution means you have to actually go to gym. This…

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Your 14-Step Guide to Weight Loss During Training

  By Lynda Wallenfels Your fastest self on the racecourse is light and lean. Combining “light and lean” with “strong and healthy” is the Holy Grail of optimal performance, and together work to create those peak moments you train so hard for. While under-fueling is the fastest route to over-training, over-fueling will not make you…

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5 Incorrect Assumptions People Make About Training for an Ironman

By Steven Moody As a qualified coach (and spending half of my time either in Lycra or Ironman-branded gear) it invariably comes up in conversations with “normal” people about the absurdity to the type of training and races I do. One of the more consistent responses in these conversations is somebody explaining to me how…

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