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 Hurricane...
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 means...
BCAAs for OCR Athletes

BCAAs for OCR Athletes

What are BCAAs?   Protein is made up of building blocks called amino acids. Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) include leucine, isoleucine and valine. They provide the basis for protein synthesis and energy production and can make up to one-third of muscle protein.  ...
Creatine: Will it Help my OCR Performance?

Creatine: Will it Help my OCR Performance?

Is just about everyone taking creatine to help them reach fitness goals?   Creatine is the most popular ergogenic (athletic-enhancing) supplement in history!   And there is always new research coming out about it. I mean ALWAYS.   If you don’t have the time or desire...

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