Staying Hydrated: A Step-By-Step Approach to Calculating Sweat Rate

Have you considered what your sweat rate is, and how it can easily cause dehydration? You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing.  It's this time of year that I ask myself why I...

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A Scientific Approach to Low-Carb Diets in Endurance Athletes

Training on a low-carb diet? Learn the science behind why high-fat / low-carb diets fail to support endurance athletes. Let's review on a more scientific level about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in endurance athletes. Also, check out this post by Guest...

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Training Guide: Heat Acclimation

Melting in the summer heat while training? Learn key tips for heat acclimation, for safer training and better performance for elite athletes. Chris Giblin with Men’s Fitness Magazine explains how heat acclimation training can help boost fitness performance in his article,...

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Summertime Hydration for Athletes

Proper hydration in the summertime is a must for athletes! Summer weather is officially here in South Carolina! By summer weather, I mean humidity. Gone are the days of being able to walk outside and not worry about sweating through...

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Early Season Fueling

Keeping up with a healthy diet not only during the peak of training but all year is essential for successful early season training and optimal performance throughout the season.  A simple way to make sure your body is in...

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