Top 5 ways to beat the heat this summer

As cyclists and runners we endurance athletes have to deal with all kinds of ridiculous weather. So I thought I would share with you some of my favorite articles to help you with training and racing in the heat. Here is hoping that you end up feeling less parched than a dried lake bed after reading the articles! Understanding how … Read More

Training Nutrition Thursday: Dinner-Before-A-Race Carbs

Hey everybody, This will be the first gust column of many from PPC partner Coach Kelli Jennings of Apex Nutrition LLC. Kelli is also my Sports Nutrition Coach and I can promise you that if you follow through on even half of what Kelli writes for us here at PPC you will feel better, ride and run faster and drop … Read More

The right sports drink

One of the aspects of nutrition that we cyclists don’t give much thought to is hydration. We think that I’ll just drink water or buy a sports/energy drink for my ride. It’s just easy to run some tap water into a bike bottle or just purchase a sports drink during a store stop. I will admit that some sports drinks … Read More

Tip: How to quit stuffing your face

quickHere is another tip based on a reader request. How do I keep from eating so much? I am paraphrasing but this is the basis of the tips below. I hired a sports nutrition coach, Kelli from Apex Nutrition, last summer and it has been a fantastic experience. So much so I have partnered with Kelli. Much of what Kelli … Read More

Garbage In Garbage Out

Nutrition has become a huge part of my training and competitions this year. I have lost weight and felt better in my day-to-day life. This all has come about due to my nutrition coach and coaching partner Kelli from Apex Nutrition. I am very much a creature of habit and slow to make changes in my training so sticking to … Read More