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Middaugh 3-peat’s at XTERRA Oak Mountain

Middaugh 3-peat’s at XTERRA Oak Mountain

Josiah Middaugh brought home his 5th XTERRA Oak Mountain win this past weekend, making it his 3rd in a row to defend his title in a time of 2:23:56. Following a difficult swim where Middaugh was not at his best, the defending champion was facing a 2:45 deficit to the...
How to Fuel on HOT Days

How to Fuel on HOT Days

Training and racing in cold weather is significantly different than training and racing in hot weather, correspondingly your nutrition program needs to be adjusted to reflect these variations. More specifically, you should pay close attention to how much you are...
Fueling for a 100 Mile Running Race

Fueling for a 100 Mile Running Race

–Originally posted March 2013–   Fueling for a 100-mile running race through the mountains is not only an enormous feat athletically, it poses great obstacles nutritionally. Ultra runners typically race between 18 hours and 30+ hours in order to accomplish...
Matt Hanson – 3 Time IRONMAN North American Champion

Matt Hanson – 3 Time IRONMAN North American Champion

Heading into IRONMAN Texas as a 2-time and current North American Champion, Matt Hanson was a man with a target on his back. His third victory at the Championships proved to be his most difficult win yet, ending in an exciting foot race where Hanson was able to...
Jason West Runs Away with Surf City Escape Triathlon

Jason West Runs Away with Surf City Escape Triathlon

Jason West threw down the fastest run split of the day to top the field at the Surf City Escape Triathlon in Huntington Beach, California this past Sunday with a mere 11-seconds separating the top 3. West, formerly a USAT Collegiate National Champion who picked up...
Free Form Amino Acids vs Complete Proteins

Free Form Amino Acids vs Complete Proteins

By Patricia B. Rosen, MD, MPH (originally published Oct 2010) I think we have all considered the fact that just plain glucose doesn’t quite cut it for endurance events. Early evidence shows that adding protein to your race fuel significantly increases the time to...