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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Pickle Juice

Don’t let that leftover pickle juice go to waste. Research shows that pickle juice can help with muscle cramps, potentially even eliminating them. It’s not about hydration. It’s not about electrolytes. There’s something special about pickle juice! Let’s see what the big deal is – and if

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Better Than Treadmills and Ellipticals? Or Just Hype? Examining the Arc Trainer.

It’s that time of year where you have to start thinking about off-season training. Which, in many cases, means indoor training. And that raises a few questions… Do you finally plunk down the money for an indoor trainer? Or get a gym membership and take Spinning classes?

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The 4 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When Choosing a Gym Membership (So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money)

Should I join a gym? While choosing a gym isn’t one of life’s big decisions, it’s treated as an afterthought by most endurance athletes, which leads to wasted time and money (with no results to show for it). So it’s important to put some thought into it.

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Precision Nutrition ProCoach: Is It Right For You?

So you’ve heard about Precision Nutrition’s ProCoach software and you’re wondering if it will help you become a better coach? Let’s see what ProCoach is and how it can work for you. My Precision Nutrition ProCoach Software Review What is ProCoach? ProCoach is the custom coaching software

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How To NOT Get Sick – A Guide for Exhausted Endurance Athletes

Getting sick really screws up your schedule. You’ll probably have to go shopping for medicine, cough drops, tissues, etc.. You might even have to go to the doctor if it’s bad. Worst of all, you’ll have to skip training sessions – and make up for them later.

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How Tuning In to HGTV Can Turn You Into a Better, Faster Cyclist

Have you ever been forced to sit in front of the TV and watch what seems like the same show, over and over again, on HGTV? It’s actually not a bad thing. You can learn a thing or two from the people and hosts. Yes, even though

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Tested: LiquiFix Eco-Friendly Degreasers and Lubricants

It takes a special type of endurance athlete to be concerned about the quality of the degreaser and chain lube they use. But I think most endurance athletes do take an interest in nature, supporting our planet, and being eco-friendly. If that’s you, you might be interested

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Why I Got The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification (And Why It Might Be Right For You)

Nearly four years ago, I completed my Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification. I’ve since had a few questions about it, so let’s talk about that today. I’ll share my experience taking the course, explain why I decided to do it in the first place, and answer questions

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Sick of Shaving Your Legs? Here Are 7 Leg Shaving Alternatives to Consider!

How often do you question the decision to shave your legs? Because for me, other than the first 1-2 shaves each season, I question it every single time! I don’t hate it, but it sure takes up a lot of time. Think about it. Even if you’re

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Ask Levi: What’s the Best Cartridge Razor?

Today’s question is about finding the best cartridge razor out there, both for best shave and best value… Hi Levi. You seem to know razors and shaving cream. I don’t want a DE razor. So, out of all the cartridge razors you may have tried, in your

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How to Take Care of Your Joints (So They Can Handle Many More Years of Adventures!)

No matter your age, waking up with joint stiffness is no fun. Warming up twice as long just because your joints are stiff is boring. Cutting workouts short because your joints start aching is disappointing. Missing out on adventures due to too much pain, that’s just miserable.

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Back-To-School Shopping For Endurance Athletes: 8 Products Your Kids Will Love

You know how people hate having a birthday near Christmas, because then the two holidays get lumped together? Well, you know what’s just as bad? Having a birthday during “back to school” shopping season. Yep, my birthday presents were generally school clothes and a fresh pair of

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Tested: Wicks Sweat Protector Strips

Need a super lightweight alternative to skull caps and sweat bands? Try Wicks Sweat Protector Strips. Unlike a full skullcap, or even a headband or helmet liner, these are tiny. They are strips. Just a little bit bigger than butterfly bandages. But they claim they can keep

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Why You Need Backblaze Online Backup (Even If You Don’t Know What That Is!)

Today I want to take some time away from our normal talks about training and racing and look into something that could seriously derail your training if it happens to you. This danger has nothing to do with your bike. It’s not your diet or nutrition habits,

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Sweet Spot Training (SST)

Sweet Spot Training, or “SST” for short, is one of the newer methodologies used for structuring training for endurance sports. It breaks away from the most traditional method – periodization. It might sound complicated when you first read about it, but in practice, it’s relatively simple and

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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Coach Levi is my favorite child and favorite cycling coach. I'd choose him over Christoper McCarmikael even. Did I mention that Levi can coach you to a healthier lifestyle where you look and feel your best?
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