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Don’t Fuel Like a Pro : Fueling Tips From an Ultra-Endurance Champion

Don’t Fuel Like a Pro : Tips From an Ultra-Endurance Champion

In this engaging conversation with Peter Mortimer we delve into the intricate world of fueling ultra-endurance events. While the recent trend has been towards high-carbohydrate strategies, these strategies completely ignore the very real negative impacts on health and long term performance. This discussion provides a broader and more critical look at the prevailing notion that […]

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[Article] Rethinking Nutrition: Reduce Carbs To Improve Performance

Rethinking Nutrition: Reduce Carbs To Improve Performance

In this podcast clip with elite ultrarunner, Bree Lambert Sanders, we discuss the effectiveness of Vespa with other products like gels and energy bars. Key points discussed are:The Important Role of Vespa: Vespa is not a replacement for all external energy  but acts as a metabolic catalyst to tap into your limitless onboard energy stored […]

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Untangling these 4 Endurance Fueling ‘Insights’

In late November 2022, Outside online published this article, “4 Surprising New Insights on Fueling for Endurance Sports” as part of Alex Hutchinson’s Sweat Science Column. I wanted to do a review of this article, because it’s important that you are fully informed. MisquotationBecause I’ve gone down the rabbit holes of fat adaptation and, thus, have […]

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The Crucial Role of Hydration with Endurance Events and Training

The Crucial Role of Hydration with Endurance Events and Training

Jeff Browning recently completed the Moab 240s, a 200-mile plus distance race, and set a course record in spite of the heat. In this podcast interview with Peter Defty, Jeff expresses his enthusiasm for the challenge of the Moab 240s, but also emphasizes the importance of strategy in ultra-running, including logistics, crew, pacing, sleep deprivation, hydration, […]

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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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