Micronutrients - The Spark Plugs & Oil

Micronutrients are the ‘spark plugs’ and ‘oil’ of your body.  Without them you just won’t function the way you should or can!  In a nutshell micronutrients are essential for the healthy function of all your body's systems, from bone growth to brain function.

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Paul Cadman
Metabolic Efficiency - Unlocking the power of Fat!

Improving your metabolic efficiency (ME) is about training your bodies ability to switch from using carbohydrates as fuel, to fat as fuel, and then back to carbohydrates or any combination of this switching at varying levels of exercise intensity. In effect preserving carbohydrate stores for longer, by burning predominantly fat at ever increasing intensities.

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Paul Cadman
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