Strength Training for the Endurance Athlete

Why include strength training? A key part of the endurance athlete’s off-season is the inclusion of a strength training program. There a multitude of benefits to incorporating at least one session per week such as: Improving the strength of slow twitch muscle fibers with the aim of reducing the burden of contribution from fast twitch […]

Announcing the Official Launch of Athlete Nutrition Coach Powered by The Nadura Clinic

We are excited to finally announce the machine and brainchild behind Athlete Nutrition Coach, our parent company The Nadura Clinic  The Nadura Clinic offers a clinical, functional and evidence-based approach to nutrition and human performance. Over years of experience,  the clinic has worked with many of the top endurance performance athletes with great success. Athletes range from […]

What Can we Learn from Continuous Glucose Monitoring – Part 1

A key aspect of the Athlete Nutrition Coach Program is helping the athlete understand what type of energy source they will be using for any given intensity – either at rest or for high intensity training or racing. James Morton’s phrase “fuel for the work required” encapsulates this process quite simply which we discussed in […]

The How and Why of “Train Low”

With so much confusion regarding strategies for training low we decided it was time to clear up a few things. What are train low strategies? This is a generic term when talking about reducing carbohydrate availability for certain training sessions. The aim is to reduce your reliance on burning glycogen for energy (from carbohydrates) and […]

Fueling Your Training for Peak Endurance Performance.

Our bodies will tap into different forms of stored and circulating energy depending on the intensity, type and duration of a session. Understanding how and when the body uses various energy sources allows us to fuel the body properly, and can help maximize performance. Fats are the body’s preferred source of fuel at rest and […]