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Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on 7/18/2017
Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 7/11/2017
For many athletes, especially those who exercise in the morning, workout begins with a cup of coffee. For athletes and non-athletes alike, coffee jump starts their day. This caffeinated boost wakes us up and makes us more alert. With the...
Posted by JEFF GALLOWAY on 6/28/2017
Jeff Galloway is an American Olympian and creator of the Galloway RUN-WALK-RUN™ method.The first race, from the battle site into the 1896 Olympic stadium, was determined to be 40 kilometers, or 25 miles. In 1908, the Olympics were held in London and the route was charted to start 40K outside Olympic Stadium, as in...
Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on 6/20/2017
I’ve never been hungrier than I was when I trained for Ironman Wisconsin in 2002. I trained hard for that race—up to 20 hours a week—and the harder I trained, the hungrier I became. I like to eat, so for a while I enjoyed the increased eating I needed to do in order to quiet my tummy. But eventually my appetite became...
Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 6/13/2017
Improved endurance is a function of three critical processes: 1) the speed in which carbohydrate is absorbed in the stomach, 2) how fast the blood delivers carbohydrate from the GI tract to muscles, and 3) the speed at which...
Posted by Ryan Reed on 5/18/2017
Offseason is always crazy but it seems like it’s been particularly busy this year! With BIG news coming for next year’s racing program, my workout has been at the top of my list. My stock of Accelerade and Endurox how been going very quickly! Not only do I want to be in peak fitness levels