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The habits that we maintain are the one that develop our identity. Do your habits help you be productive or procrastinate? Make you stronger or weaker? Distract you? We know certain habits will make us feel better for the long term such as moving more, drinking water, eating some veggies, and so forth.  But why […]

Carbohydrate loading is a popular strategy among athletes to maximize glycogen stores in muscles before endurance events. In this blog, we’ll dive into what carb loading is, how to effectively carb load, present 5 Carbohydrate loading meal ideas, provide a 2-day sample meal plan, and highlight key takeaways. What is Carbohydrate Loading? Carbohydrate loading, or […]

June 21, 2024

Is creatine worth the hype? Creatine is one of the most researched and effective supplements on the market, known for its benefits in enhancing performance and muscle mass, especially when paired with resistance training. But did you know creatine can also benefit endurance athletes? In this blog post, we’ll explore how creatine works, its benefits […]

June 4, 2024
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Gels, Blocks, Liquids, and Whole Foods Endurance runners know the critical role that carbohydrates play in fueling long-distance events and rigorous training sessions (1). Carbs are not just fuel; they’re essential in sustaining energy, improving performance, and aiding recovery. However, with a myriad of carbohydrate supplements available—ranging from gels and blocks to liquids and whole […]

April 15, 2024

Boosting Performance with Sports Nutrition Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Endurance Supplements for Runners, a comprehensive resource designed to enhance your performance through the power of sports nutrition. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a beginner eager to improve your stamina, understanding the synergy between running and nutrition is key. This guide dives into […]

March 11, 2024

Protein is currently all the rage and for good reason. Protein, especially for runners, provide so much value when it comes to performance. Yet, protein tends to be the more diffcult macronutrient to start your day with If you find yourself scrambling for breakfast ideas that are both high in protein and easy to prepare? […]

February 18, 2024
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In exercise ads, weight loss promotions, and even on treadmills telling you about this magical fat-burning zone that solves all of your problems. This magical zone they refer to is when you walk or do any low-intensity exercise that does not elevate your heart rate above ~60%, then you are burning mostly fat as fuel. […]

September 17, 2021

Would you ever take Calculus without ever taking Pre/Calc and Trig?  You might get by for a while, but eventually, you will get lost in the process and not pass the class.  The same goes with dieting. If you don’t have an understanding and ability to execute the nutrition basics to a healthy diet, then […]

September 17, 2021