Caffeine and Sports Training

Caffeine and Sports Training

Caffeine is sometimes called “the world’s most popular drug”.   It’s a very common naturally-occurring stimulant found in coffee and other foods/drinks.   Its main effect is on the brain, helping to increase alertness and reducing fatigue. It’s also used for...
Race Weekend Nutrition Plan

Race Weekend Nutrition Plan

Toronto Spartan Super, Hurricane Heat and Sprint Nutrition Plan   I finally nailed down my race weekend nutrition plan and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results! A couple of weeks ago I participated in the Toronto Spartan Super, followed by the 4-hour...
Food and Fluid Strategies for OCR Athletes

Food and Fluid Strategies for OCR Athletes

A few weeks ago I was given the opportunity to host a Facebook Live event on the OCR Strong Facebook page, where I spent about an hour discussing food and fluid strategies for OCR athletes.   During the live session I answered questions and covered pre-race and...
Is Keto Good for OCR Athletes?

Is Keto Good for OCR Athletes?

The keto health craze is here!   And if you’re wondering whether you should try it or not (especially if you’re an OCR athlete), you need to read this!   The idea behind the diet’s popularity is that it can literally train your body to burn fat as fuel. This...

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