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An Ironman triathlon is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. Consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and a 26.2-mile run; with a 17-hour cut-off time to finish this grueling event. A typical training block (for the average age-group athlete) is 24-weeks, to allow enough time to train properly and let the body adapt to the training. Professionals usually have 12-16 week training blocks in between races to allow for proper rest and adaptation to their training. EnduroPacks athlete, Derek Garcia recently raced Ironman Coeur d'Alene on June 28th, he placed 9th overall, with a time of 8:58:55. Four weeks later, on July 26th he place 4th overall, with a time of 9:02:55, at... Continue Reading →
The following is a guest post from Sports Performance Nutritionist and Coach, Elizabeth Inpyn. Why Eating Healthy Isn't Always Enough Here you are dutifully filling up the Vitamix with spinach, blueberries and wheatgrass and loading up your dinner plate with greens and veggies, all the while patting yourself on the back for being such a “healthy” eater and properly fueling your 'athlete body'. Unfortunately the picture on the inside isn't so pretty. Depending on which study you cite, research shows that anywhere from 70-99% of the American population is deficient in one or more minerals. Many don't even know what minerals really are. Minerals are substances that occur naturally in non-living things such as water, rock, soil and some plants... Continue Reading →