Hydrating Strategies and Recipes

Hydration is fundamental to many physiological processes in and out of sports. With even a loss of 1% in body mass due to dehydration, you can expect your athletic performance to suffer. Dehydration increases core temperatures, speeds up carbohydrate oxidation, and muscle glycogenolysis. Which simply means you are going to go through your energy reserves faster than if you were … Read More

Recovery Fueling Strategies and Recipes

“Your training isn’t over until you have fueled your recovery.” Learn what goes into the nutrition and timing of recovery. A supercharged recipe is included for athletes that demand evidence-based approaches to their nutrition.

Athletic success demands critical thinking skills

As you progress as an athlete you must be able to think through both positive and negative athletic outcomes without being hard on yourself. The development of critical thinking skills can mean the difference between staying with the sport you love or abandoning it altogether. The Foundation For Critical Thinking describes critical thinking as “the intellectually disciplined process of actively … Read More

Running Tech Guide

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This week on Bench Talk on The Endurance QuickCast it’s all about running tech. Specifically what I, coach Rob, use and why I selected it for my training and competition as a runner. Everything from clothing, shoes, insoles, hydration and the typical running tech and more. Have a listen and let me know what your favorite running geat and tech is and why.

Sports Nutrition Foundational Information

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The drought is over and Coach Rob is back with a long overdue edition of The Feed on the Endurance QuickCast. Rob covers what he refers to as foundational information on sports nutrition for runners and cyclists. Coach cover’s pre-hydration fueling guidance as well as intra-training and race guidance and wraps it up talking about fueling for recovery.

Power meter standards and what’s new in power meter tech

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On today’s Endurance QuickCast Josh and I talk about what’s new with power meters and unravel the mysteries of wireless sensor protocols. We cover Bluetooth and ANT specifics along with the advantages and disadvantages of each protocol when selecting a new power meter, bike computer, and even smart trainers. Then we dive into recently released power meters, power meter tech and new sensors that promise real-time aero testing on your bike! We close the show by discussing what we hope to see at Eurobike and Interbike as well as make some show predictions.