Tag Archives: performance

Join our research project

Make the most of your indoor training and become a citizen scientist by participating is bike to run study. Mary Baldwin University and Norfolk State University are conducting a joint study on how pacing during cycling impacts subsequent running performance during duathlon and triathlon. Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:...
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Periodization part 2: Finding what’s right for you!

This article was originally published in Nov of 2013. What follows is an updated version. You may also wish to listen to Tipcast’s 147 and 148 on this topic. In part 1 of Periodization: Concepts and Application, I reviewed the major models often mentioned and how the historical linear model as it...
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Periodization part 1: Concepts and Application

The modern concepts of periodization were developed in the 1960’s, and continue to evolve to accommodate the individual needs of a given sport. Without a doubt, sports science and technology have helped to drive training advances, including periodization, but the topic continues to create controversy and confusion within the training...
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Junk Miles and Calories – Sports vs Physique Nutrition

A great article posted by Jose Antonio, PhD. For more great articles like this, checkout the ISSN Scoop. An Ephemeral Summary Physique nutrition peeps focus on burning calories. Performance nutrition peeps focus on getting better at a sport or activity. Performance athletes should NOT burn extra calories. There’s a term...
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2015 Season: XTerra Myrtle Beach

Thus far, the 2015 race season has proven to be a lesson in patience and perseverance. After a stellar fall and winter of training, 2015 looked to be shaping up to be spectacular. My first race, a trail 1/2 marathon, only seemed to confirm that those months of training paid...
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