Intervals Like A Pro

Shawn Bearden & Stephen Seiler, PhD discuss how the best endurance athletes structure their training and relate that to the everyday athlete. This podcast is super insightful, be sure to keep listening to the very end when Dr Seiler summarises key takeouts from the conversation…

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Shawn Bearden
Gut Bacteria: The Latest Trend in Science

Just like the fashion world, the science world has trends. Fashion trends are often ridiculous. Science trends, on the other hand, increase our understanding of the world and often lead to novel ways of improving athlete performance. The current trend in science is a perfect example: gut bacteria.

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JIM PETERMAN
Train hard, recover harder!

When it comes to recovery endurance athletes are a stubborn bunch.  Most prefer to push forward day after day. While such a work ethic is admirable it’s likely to lead to injuries and some pretty significant mental fatigue.

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Paul Cadman
Race day planning

A good race plan can shave time off your result, reduce race day anxiety and even help avoid the dreaded DNF.  Yet for some unknown reason a lot of athletes don’t take the time to build one!

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Paul Cadman
8 Reasons why lower carb diets actually work

The popular story of how low-carb diets work goes something like this:
Reducing your carbohydrate intake lowers your insulin levels. Since insulin keeps fat locked into adipose tissue, lowering insulin can increase the amount of fat released to be burned for energy.

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Mark Sisson