Protein is an essential part of the diet, but I find there still are a lot of misconceptions about its role in sports nutrition. How many times have you heard you need to get your protein in immediately after a workout?
Alister Gardner made a promise to never complain about the heat in the summer, but to embrace it fully, he had to learn how to hydrate properly. In his latest article, you will learn more about hydration during endurance events.
The subject of ultra-endurance nutrition is tricky and opinions are very divided. However, the scientific literature on this topic is quite abundant and the recommendations are clear. Learn more about that in David Jeker latest article.
While most people know that drinking water is good for them, there are still misconceptions about hydration. Learn more with these 8 myths so you don't make the same mistakes as Nick in his early days.
A common question I get from friends and family is “do you eat while you bike?” which is normally followed by “how do you eat?” or “do you need to stop?” Well, congratulations friends and family, this is your lucky day!
I try to pay particular attention to what I eat and drink before leaving because I know when it’s cold, I tend to not eat as much whether due to cold hands that are unable to open packages, lack of thirst or inaccessible food.
Ever heard of "hitting the wall"? That’s when your body’s carb reserves (glycogen) run out! It’s pretty common and why Run Ottawa partnered with us to provide XACT ENERGY bars, a tasty alternative to gels, that give you energy all the way to the finish! Here are some guidelines to help you during the race.
Carbohydrates are one of the three main macronutrients of the body, along with fat and proteins. These macronutrients are the way the body obtains calories or energy, with carbohydrates being the predominant macronutrient the body uses.