Diet & Fueling in Taper Time

Diet & Fueling in Taper Time

Diet & Fueling in Taper Time What to maintain – and what to change – during the lead-up to target events. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Like 2 INTRODUCTION The Ironman World Championships are finally going to happen and I couldn’t be more excited. I have had a...
The Performance Benefits of Structured Off-Season Training

The Performance Benefits of Structured Off-Season Training

How Your Biggest Gains Can Be Found In The Off Season Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Like 2 “Off” is a Misnomer As a coach, I’ve noticed a trend that goes on repeat year after year. Athletes tend to reach out 4-5 months prior to their first big race of the season and...
Matt Hanson: How I Won The Campeche 70.3 2020

Matt Hanson: How I Won The Campeche 70.3 2020

Campeche 70.3 Race Report: This year was my fourth trip down to Campeche. I have always struggled racing there in the past…it can be quite difficult to prep for a hot early season race while living in Storm Lake, Iowa! However, I have slowly performed better and...
How do Vegan Proteins Stack Up?

How do Vegan Proteins Stack Up?

by Matt Hansen EdD In February of 2013, the First Endurance blog covered an important topic: ‘The Facts About Protein.’ You can find the full post HERE. At that point in time, whey protein easily rises to the top as the superior protein source to use for...
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