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Fat Loading and Improving Endurance

Fat Loading and Improving Endurance

Posted by Matt Russ on 12th Dec 2019

You are likely familiar with carb-loading or adjusting your diet to be more carbohydrate rich in the days leading up to an event.  The objective is hyper-saturating the muscles with energy storin … read more
Cutting Calories During a Transition Phase for Ironman

Cutting Calories During a Transition Phase for Ironman

Posted by Matt Russ on 27th Jul 2018

The biggest drop in activity factor occurs during transition, and transition occurs directly after a peak (race) phase in most cases. This is the time to allow the body to heal and recover from the i … read more

The Hardest Way to Get Fast- Diet and Weight Loss

Posted by Matt Russ on 13th Jan 2017

Increasing your speed requires consistent and careful application of training stress. However, if you are gaining body fat, you are working against yourself. One of the most difficult tasks is creat … read more
Sport Supplementation- Let The Buyer Beware

Sport Supplementation- Let The Buyer Beware

Posted by Matt Russ on 7th Dec 2016

Although our bodies are very similar in many regards, but when it comes to sport nutrition what works best for one athlete may put another in the port-o-let. On race day you may have observed compet … read more
The Hardest Way to Get Fast- Getting Light and Lean

The Hardest Way to Get Fast- Getting Light and Lean

Posted by Matt Russ on 14th Oct 2016

Increasing your speed requires consistent and careful application of training stress. However, if you are gaining body fat, you are working against yourself. One of the most difficult tasks is creat … read more