How Nutrients Help Athletes During Training

May 29, 2015

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USPro Tri Professional Triathlete Joins EnduroPacks Elite Team

April 27, 2015

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EnduroPacks Athlete Sets New PR at Boston Marathon

April 21, 2015

Bryan Morton ran in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, finishing in a time of 2:31:23, setting a new PR and placing 93rd overall.  Bryan is an elite marathoner with the Skechers Performance, Rogue Running, and EnduroPacks Teams.  He has his sights set on qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in 2016.    

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Macronutrients vs Micronutrients: What Endurance Athletes Need To Know

April 10, 2015

Food provides a range of different nutrients. Some nutrients provide energy, while others are essential for growth and maintenance of the body. Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are macronutrients that we need to eat in relatively large amounts in the diet as they provide our bodies with energy and also the building blocks for growth and maintenance of a healthy body. Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients which are only needed in small amounts, but are essential to keep us healthy. 

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MicroNutrients Help Triathlete Battle Chronic Illness

April 08, 2015

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Runner's Guide To Electrolytes: Electrolyte and Carbohydrate Replacement

April 07, 2015

Runners Guide To Electrolytes

Multi-electrolyte replacement is critical for sports enthusiasts. High volume oxygen intake during athletic exertion oxidizes blood cells faster than normal and increases the change of anemia. Electrolytes are the ultimate oxygenator of all living cells through a process known as bio-oxygenation. The building of muscle and the production of energy draws on chromium, acting as a cofactor to insulin. It also promotes the entrance of glucose and amino acids into the cells to make muscle. A loss of potassium can cause dizzy spells or lightheadedness, especially during exertion in hot weather.

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Research Shows Triathletes Benefit From Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

April 02, 2015

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Even Today's Healthy Diets Can FAIL To Replenish Essential Minerals

March 13, 2014

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Answering the Questions Of Caloric Intake… Where Do They Go? Are All Calories Treated The Same?

March 05, 2014

We set out to help athletes answer the common questions about calories and how the body processes different types of calories from food. The prevalent idea is that an excess intake of calories, meaning consuming more calories than you burn on average, leads to an increase in body fat. This logic is flawed. Calories are a unit of energy and not a nutrient, they have no physical form unlike, for example, fat which is essentially a long string of carbons with hydrogens attached to them.

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