The Best Recovery Practices for Endurance Athletes

You know that sensation, when you have bottomless power, breathing is deep, and pushing hard feels so good? When you are strong, motivated, and invincible. These are the days when you slay your training and smash your race goals. The secret to these training days and hitting race day in peak form is nailing your…

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Top 5 Dietary Fat Myths Busted

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on August 28, 2017 Top 5 Fat Myths The discussion around fats and our diet has gone across the spectrum and back again. There was a time when we were told to avoid fats of any form, launching the fat-free dietary craze and then we ran in the complete opposite…

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Master These 7 Tiny Swimming Improvements for Big Performance Gains

By Nick Meyer What would give you the most time savings in an IRONMAN 70.3 or IRONMAN-distance swim? Would you say it’s the weeks of structured training and improving your cardiovascular efficiency or effectively performing open water drills and skills (i.e. sighting, pacing and navigation) more efficiently? What if I told you that small skill…

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How to Make the Jump from Marathons to Ultras

Andrew Simmons – Lifelong Endurance With more and more people signing up for ultra-marathons—are you starting to get the itch too? These guidelines will show you how to make the jump from marathons to ultras and give you some key tips for having the best race possible. It All Starts With a Plan Longer distances…

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Why Am I So Hungry All the Time?

Why am I so hungry all the time? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Sometimes it’s real hunger and we need to eat but other times we are ravenous just 30 minutes after eating! What’s up? Today we’re taking a look at hunger, what causes it and what we can do to manage it. WHY…

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Milk is for Babies

March 17, 2017 by Eirik When Arnold Schwarzenegger was asked if he drinks milk, he famously answered that «milk is for babies», implying that it’s not good for adults to consume this white liquid. To most people, this statement probably seems highly controversial, and based on their knowledge, incorrect. They may have been consuming cow’s…

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5 Plant Based Foods That Have More Protein than Meat

Protein gets a lot of attention, especially in a plant-based diet where the issue of complete and incomplete protein comes into play, along with protein per amount of weight, which is something else to consider. For instance, we don’t need to combine foods as we once thought to form a complete protein (such as beans…

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3 Reasons You Need To Change Your Protein Powder

Protein powders are as synonymous with fitness as tough workouts, competition and the need for recovery. Even though the protein supplement market has been oversaturated and misunderstood, the reality is that: Human beings are protein machines. All the way down to our DNA, you’ll find instructions for building our brain, digestive system, muscles, immune cells…

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