Category Archives for "Sports Nutrition"

Myth Busting Protein Use and Assimilation

Myth Busting Protein Use and Assimilation

The metrics of daily Protein consumption have always been a big topic of discussion in the performance and health,  in the past few years, it has become particularly trendy with Social Media Influencers – mainly because it is the one thing most everyone can agree on: You need protein! Additionally, there are well established metrics ranging […]

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Beating The Bonk With VESPA - Podcast with Jeff Browning & Peter Mortimer

Beating The Bonk With VESPA – Podcast with Jeff Browning & Peter Mortimer

In this roundtable podcast with Ultra champions Jeff Browning and Peter Mortimer we discuss how they use VESPA in their training and racing. In it you will learn:What VESPA isHow using VESPA increases fat metabolismHow increasing fat metabolism dramatically reduces the reliance on external caloriesHow VESPA dramatically reduces the risk of the Gastrointestinal (GI) challenges […]

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My Western States Golden Hour Race Fueling Strategy

For the past three or four years I’ve gone out to pace runners who are sitting on the bubble to make the 30 Hour Cutoff at the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run (WS). This is called the “Golden Hour” of the race and, if you haven’t seen these finishes, they truly are the most […]

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Blog - Is Glucose Monitoring Really The Key To Your Health?

Is Glucose Monitoring Really The Key To Your Health?

Diabetes and obesity are at epidemic levels. There is no shortage of talk about blood sugar, glucose and the need to regulate them.  Society has finally started to recognize too much sugar and too many carbs are not a good thing. In fact, it is now recognized that our high glucose diets are responsible for […]

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Vespa – Mental Clarity via Blood Sugar Stability

Mental Clarity and what I like to call “Blood Sugar Stability” is a vital component for overall performance. This blog was inspired by a message I received a few days ago from an ER Nurse who has low BS challenges and wearing a CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor): “I did the big ruck-heavy lift day-then a […]

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Are you “Blood Sugar Stable or on a Blood Sugar Rollercoaster”?

Blood Sugar Stable, like ‘Strategic Carbohydrates,’ is a term I coined years ago and is absolutely critical for sustained performance across a wide spectrum of performance metrics, not just endurance. Why? Ironically, the more optimized your fat metabolism, the greater your stability in blood sugar. On the other hand, if your body is programmed to burn […]

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Don’t Screw Around With Your Fueling

Today, I really want to drive home a key concept to those of you who are new to Vespa.  I’m going to use the analogy that’s based on some other experiences in my life that are outside the framework of Vespa. So today we’re going to talk about Screwing. Now, I got your attention right.!Quality […]

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Less is MORE – Are You “Over Fueling”

One of my consistent observations in working with athletes of all ages, abilities and endeavors is this: ‘Less is MORE’ . . . it never ceases to amaze me how little a person needs to perform and be on their game in life when they optimize their fat metabolism.But here is the catch & conundrum:  […]

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Try Vespa and notice the huge difference…

If you are new to OFM and Vespa Endurance you will notice we talk alot about Fat Adaptation being the key to your health and performance.We also recognize if you rely on carbs to be your main source of fuel, that there are some huge shifts to make to become fat adapted.So here is the […]

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