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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Training Low: A Scientific Approach to Low-Carb Diets in Endurance Athletes

Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes.  You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...

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Training Guide: Heat Acclimation Training

Melting in the summer heat? Chris Giblin with Men’s Fitness Magazine explains how heat acclimation training can help boost fitness performance. A study performed at the University of Oregon showed noticeable and significant performance increases with heat acclimation training...

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Summertime Hydration for Athletes

In case you haven't noticed, it's hot, so proper hydration is a must! 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...

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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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