Try maple syrup energy gel! If you haven’t got on the maple syrup energy gel bandwagon yet, it’s about time you get with the program! Seriously, what have you been waiting for? Why are you still holding onto your PowerGel and Gu packets for dear life? Ok, seriously now, I have been using maple syrup […]
Check out this great blog post over at Trainingpeaks comparing the needs of male and female athletes when it comes to nutrition and the importance of a high quality diet for athletes seeking to reach their full potential.
As athletes, it is common and natural to compare ourselves to other athletes we know or whose performances we see and look up to and think that there is a huge difference between what we are doing in training and the steps that they took to get to where they are. I have been guilty […]
As a competitive athlete, I am always looking for ways to maximize my performance and training. I have limited time to train and I want to be able to perform at my highest level in competitions. Over the last several years there have been studies into the positive effects of dietary nitrate for endurance athletes. […]
For me as a cyclist, the end of summer usually marks the end of a long cycling season that started some 9-10 months earlier. While I love riding, training and racing my bike, it is also a welcome break from the intense focus needed to compete at a high level. I have found that the […]
Over the last few years I have come to realize the importance of key cycling workouts. I have been working to improve my fitness and one of the best ways that has worked for me is to be focused and ready for what I like to call key workouts. I try to be consistent with […]
One of the things that I find has been key to helping me maintain a rigorous training schedule along with my demanding job, family and other responsibilities is being very conscious about my nutrition. When I was younger, it seemed that I could eat whatever I wanted and still have abundant energy and not gain […]
I have to admit that I have jumped onto the smoothie bandwagon. I enjoy the fresh flavors and the great health benefits that I get from regularly consuming delicious fruits and vegetables in my morning smoothie. Here is how I make my smoothie. The great thing about them is that you can add whatever you […]
The folks over at Skratch Labs are known for putting out some amazing nutrition and hydration products made from real food. Check out this video of their launch of a new energy product. This is ground breaking stuff!