COLD & FLU SEASON TIPS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

COLD & FLU SEASON TIPS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

By Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD

The past few years have seen intense research conducted and published on long-term endurance exercise and changes in your immune system. Surveying this research helps explain the causes and complications while providing avenues for athletes to avoid them – or at least mitigate the risk of exposure.

October 02, 2023
WINNING ON FLAT BARS, RETURNING TO ROAD

WINNING ON FLAT BARS, RETURNING TO ROAD

With Ruth Edwards

After some strong results on dirt (podium at Leadville, win at Chequamegon, current top-three on the Life Time Grand Prix), Ruth Edwards is hanging up the knobby tires and returning to road racing.

October 02, 2023
How Beta Glucan Strengthens Your Immune System

How Beta Glucan Strengthens Your Immune System

By Jeff Rocco MD

Beta glucans are naturally occurring polysaccharides of D-glucose monomers linked by beta-glycosidic bonds.  An ever-growing body of research demonstrates that they have a pronounced supporting effect on human immune systems.

October 02, 2023
Rob Britton Comes Good at Badlands

Rob Britton Comes Good at Badlands

With Rob Britton

In early September, FE Factory Team member Rob Britton netted the win at Badlands, which traverses 500 miles of countryside in southern Spain – including absolutely dizzying heights and over 52,000ft of climbing.

September 28, 2023
The “Greater than” MVM

The “Greater than” MVM

By Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD

We weren’t satisfied with that limited scope of benefit, with a multi that just keeps you replete, so we asked ourselves: Can we tease performance benefits out of MVMs?

September 28, 2023
Competition, inspiration, and the win in Ketchum

Competition, inspiration, and the win in Ketchum

By Griffin Easter

Though he’s previously bullied his way to individual stages at Rebecca’s Private Idaho, Griffin Easter never took the overall until the 2023 edition.

September 26, 2023
Multivitamins and Immune Health

Multivitamins and Immune Health

By Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD

To help you navigate the crowds, travel, and exposure to illness that mark the period of late fall through the new year learn how you can support your immune system with a well-formulated MVM.

September 26, 2023
Heidi Franz Storms Belgium at Egmont

Heidi Franz Storms Belgium at Egmont

By First Endurance

Heidi Franz has had one of her strongest seasons to date. The latest result is in Belgium, where she scored her first-ever European win with some canny strategy and a whole lot of watts.

September 07, 2023
Building a Training Plan & Managing Interruptions

Building a Training Plan & Managing Interruptions

By Dave Harward

There are any number of factors that can throw off a season’s training plan. Dave Harward (Level 1 Elite Certified Coach) presents a case study of one of his athletes, explaining how the training model varies across the year.

August 29, 2023
Learning to sprint and leading the American Criterium Cup.

Learning to sprint and leading the American Criterium Cup.

By Danny Summerhill

Danny Summerhill’s career has taken him around the world, but in 2023, he’s up against a challenge that’s new, even for him. After his recent win in Salt Lake, Danny discussed transitioning to sprinting and offered tips for the crit-curious.

August 15, 2023
Finding performance gains beyond carbs, protein, and electrolytes

Finding performance gains beyond carbs, protein, and electrolytes

By Jennifer Kurtz, PhD(c), CISSN, CSCS, EP-C

Research relating to common supplements including caffeine, nitrates, probiotics, and medium-chain triglycerides.

August 10, 2023
Hannah Otto on Defending Leadville - Part 2

Hannah Otto on Defending Leadville - Part 2

By Hannah Otto

Hannah Otto won Leadville last year under less-than-ideal circumstances. She talks about how “finding your own winning moments” can help athletes – from amateurs to pros – keep rolling even when things are bleak.

August 03, 2023