The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Coconut Water

Dubbed “Mother Nature’s sports drink” by savvy marketers, coconut water is filling store shelves, and I’m seeing it in the gym and at yoga class. Some people swear by it, like it’s magical; even some pro athletes credit their success to this beverage. Coconut water is a

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How to Choose a Hiking Backpack (for Day Hikes, Backpacking Trips, or Whatever Your Heart Desires)

Maybe you’re packing up for an extended camping trip known as a mountain bike stage race. Or maybe hiking and backpacking has become your cross-training method of choice. Either way, when you’re choosing a backpack, you want to get one that meets your needs and (most importantly)

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Can Precision Nutrition and The Paleo Diet Work Together?

A while back, I did a comparison of two popular diet and nutrition plans – the Precision Nutrition system, popular with many athletes in various disciplines (cyclists, runners, cross-country ski racers, martial artists, football players, and more), and the Paleo Diet, extremely popular among CrossFitters, some ultra-endurance

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5 Juices That Can (Arguably) Burn Fat, Extend Your Endurance, and Make You Invincible

Whether it’s orange juice for breakfast, lemon juice for a cleanse, grapefruit juice for your entire diet, juicing at home, or the juicing among professional athletes, we can’t get enough. Even with the negative headlines saying juice is less healthy than diet soda, the stuff is flying

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