Matt Hanson Storms Des Moines Olympic Distance Triathlon

Matt Hanson Storms Des Moines Olympic Distance Triathlon

Well recognized for his 2015 North American Ironman Championships win, Matt Hanson lined up on Sunday to race the Des Moines Triathlon Olympic distance event to fire up the legs on the shorter distance and came away with the win. As a long distance triathlete, Hanson...
100 Mile Run Nutrition: What the Elites do

100 Mile Run Nutrition: What the Elites do

  Since the equine nonfeasance of 1974 we’ve had 39 years of nutrition science to try and figure out what the best strategy for fueling a 100 mile race is. From the early days of double fisting a plastic bear-shaped honey bottle in one hand and a glass bottle of...

Metabolic Efficiency Training: Clearing up the Confusion!

Originally with the help of the First Endurance Research Board we posted an article about the benefits of low carbohydrate training which helps athletes modify their substrate utilization to become more efficient at burning fats. This topic has become quite popular...

Fuel Differences for Short vs Long Events

By Sally Warner, PhD Introduction: The main differences in how to fuel for different duration events are the intensity and the total calories used for the effort.  Realistically, the duration of the effort will define the intensity or at least the average sustained...
Quick Tip: EFS Liquid Shot solubility adds flexibility

Quick Tip: EFS Liquid Shot solubility adds flexibility

EFS liquid shot was formulated without the use of gelling agents (gums) because the inclusion of gums slows gastric emptying, which is the last thing you want from your ‘gel’.   Another benefit is that solubility is improved greatly giving you the...