Enhancing Performance – “To Gu or Not to Gu”

Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point? Part 5: To GU or not to GU? By: Marcia Homer, MS, CSN One of the most common questions I get as an endurance athlete is this: “Do you use Gu?” I just completed my 10th Hood to Coast (the most awesome relay on earth – yes – Read more about Enhancing Performance – “To Gu or Not to Gu”[…]

Enhancing Performance – Part 2 – Creatine

By: Marcia Homer, MS, CSN As endurance athletes, we are a unique bunch aren’t we? With, perhaps, a particular set of skills? (Shout out to Liam Neeson fans here..) Considering that the majority of Americans have trouble finding the time or energy to work out at all, let alone train for a grueling endurance bike Read more about Enhancing Performance – Part 2 – Creatine[…]

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Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?

  This is a series of articles on ergogenic aids – performance enhancing supplements. Part 1 is on my favorite ergogenic aid – caffeine! (Full Disclosure: several Venti Starbucks cups were harmed in the writing of this article..) As endurance athletes, we all have our different reasons for doing what we do. Maybe we’re addicted to the endorphins, maybe Read more about Enhancing Performance: Isn’t that really the point?[…]