Endurance athletes often try to boost their diets with vitamins, powders, energy drinks, and other supplements. However, making sure you incorporate all the basics may be your biggest dietary advantage. Ben Greenfield, top nutrition expert, reminds us of how important the basics, like natural probiotics, are to overall health and athletic performance.
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When it's hot out, your body doesn't absorb nutrition and hydration the way it normally does. Here's how to avoid dehydration and the dreaded bonk when you're training and racing in extreme heat.
What's better than getting free tips from a 6x Ironman World Champ? We think not much, that's why TrainingPeaks keeps dishing out the goodies! As Dave Scott recently provided some uphill running tips, we felt it was only right to share his advice on how to run down the other side today.
The importance of proper technique in running economy is often underestimated. Training proper movement patterns will help transform conscious technique into default settings, via muscle memory. Here are a series of drills that will increase running efficiency and prevent injury.
In a short "training tips" video with Dave Scott, we are shown the proper running form to be applied when tackling hills and other steep terrain, easing pain and increasing efficiency. In addition, we've released information regarding our newest webinar, "Dave Scott's Mental Training Tactics and Race Day Strategies of World Champions," and have opened registration to all!