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.

Make your run more comfortable

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When you need to run more often to reach your performance goals you need to learn how to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. It doesn’t mean you have to be miserable so coach Rob is going to share his favorite tips on the Endurance Quick Cast on how to become more comfortable on runs. Before trying to improve your comfort … Read More

Doctors Giving Horrendous Nutrition Advice – How to counter it!

Its time for a Coach Rob rant! While I am not perfect when it comes to my diet I am absolutely blown away about a recent article at Science Daily “Debunking water myths: Weight loss, calorie burn and more”. The dietitian in the Science Daily article linked above actually suggested that Diet Sodas were a great way to hydrate! While … Read More

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

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

Secrets of climbing specialists

Welcome back to another article! I hope you found the last article on Pacing Strategies helpful in thinking about how you can ride smarter and more efficiently. Hope you enjoy the photo taken by DENIS BALIBOUSE / REUTERS during the 12th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Cugnaux to Luz-Ardiden on July 14, 2011. One of … Read More