Understanding your limitations This is a fundamental rule when planning a nutrition strategy for any endurance event. You are limited....
Challenges of staying energised and hydrated during open water swimming
Check out the video for the start of the 3 day Taining Adventure Challenge in China. This is definitely an adventure.
If running around Costa Rica for 6 days over 225km is something that you might want to do some day check out Damon's Goerke account of the race. He managed to win the 6 day event - nice work Damon!
Check out the new video on Drapac Professional Cycling and see what it takes to be part of a team.
First race of the Telstra Tri-Series in Hillary's Western Australia. Check out all the action from start to finish. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZu_k-_XAhQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player
The train of thought in the past was that the body has about two hours of carbohydrate stores to keep it going during activity. At a low intensity this is about right, as intensity increases so to does the amount of carbohydrate being utilised for fuel. It is no different to a car, the faster you go the more fuel you use. It is that simple.
SHOTZ ELECTROLYTE TABLETS MAKE HYDRATING EASY. Seems like a simple advertising ploy doesn’t it… read on and see it’s the truth. Today I want to speak to you as athletes. When I say athletes I am assuming that I am discussing hydration with fit, healthy people who consume a nutritionally balanced diet. I am assuming that your diet is predominantly comprised of fruit, vegetables, nuts, grainy breads and cereals, low fat dairy products and lean meats and poultry. I am assuming you do not fall into the 60% of Australian men and women who are classified as overweight or obese. Finally, I am assuming that you fall into the niche market of athletes and not the mass market of… other.