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How Stress Affects Pre-Race Fueling and Metabolism

When it comes to being properly prepared for a race, one of the most important factors that’s usually overlooked is your stress level. Stress affects metabolism and bodily energy stores and needs to be considered when prepping for a race. Continue reading

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Post Workout Smoothie Recipe

After bouts of long or hard exercise lasting sixty minutes or more, the body’s stores of muscle and liver glycogen can become depleted. This can significantly effect performance, as the body’s main fuel for exercise is glucose, and the body stores glucose in the form of glycogen. Run out of glycogen and you run out of gas. Continue reading

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