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Avoid GI Issues and the dreaded Energy Bonk on Race Day

By Patrick Evoe I want to ask you a simple question: why don’t you dedicate as much time and energy into perfecting and dialing in your training and race nutrition as you do for your workouts or training plan? I would argue that having a fine tuned nutrition plan is just as important as your … Continue reading Avoid GI Issues and the dreaded Energy Bonk on Race Day

Stay out of trouble, Turn up the Base: the Importance of Base Training for Marathon Runners.

By Patrick Evoe      “I’m just working on my base for a while”      “I’m just doing base miles right now” We hear athletes saying these phrases like a broken record during the off season. I think sometimes athletes are saying it because they know it’s what they are supposed to say this … Continue reading Stay out of trouble, Turn up the Base: the Importance of Base Training for Marathon Runners.

10 Tips for Improving your Open Water Swimming

by Patrick Evoe      The swimming portion of a triathlon is the triathlon discipline which gives many amateur triathletes the most anxiety. If you had a competitive swimming background before taking up triathlon, then you’re in the minority. For the rest of us, we took up swimming later in life and with that comes … Continue reading 10 Tips for Improving your Open Water Swimming

One Bad Habit at a Time

By Scott Turner In endurance sports, there is no shortage of amazing stories. At every turn, we are surrounded by stories of people overcoming incredible challenges through the discipline of endurance sports. Be it mental health, addiction, physical limitations or personal tragedy, many people have turned to endurance sports for help. I love hearing these … Continue reading One Bad Habit at a Time

READY, SET, GOALS 2018!

Why is it important to set and achieve goals? For each person the answer will be different. Maybe you’ve come to an unexpected point in your personal life or career that you’ve realized that things need to change and take a new direction. Maybe you’ve gotten where you have without much conscious goal setting, but … Continue reading READY, SET, GOALS 2018!

TOMORROW’S PERFECT DAY – WAKE UP PRODUCTIVE

As we all begin the start of month number three in 2018, ask yourself the question  “How productive am I”?    Time management techniques have been rehashed again and again, but productivity starts with planning your perfect day in advance. Productivity starts as soon as we wake up.   Do you have a specific routine … Continue reading TOMORROW’S PERFECT DAY – WAKE UP PRODUCTIVE

A Busy Mom’s Secret Weapon for Getting Through the Day

When I became pregnant recently, my professional athlete’s training load was greatly reduced, and along with it my consumption of XRCEL…or so I thought. I quickly found that with my body working in overtime to grow a human, even the shortest of workouts demanded the proper pre- and post-workout fueling that XRCEL provides. And what … Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Secret Weapon for Getting Through the Day

Training on XRCEL Athlete Fuel (and a Special Offer)

While XRCEL Athlete Fuel is a fantastic fueling source for your races it can be just as valuable of a tool in training.  Carrie Lester and I have been using XRCEL regularly for 2 going on 3 years now. At first we came on as ambassadors to help us in our races but we quickly … Continue reading Training on XRCEL Athlete Fuel (and a Special Offer)

Incremental Gains to Make Big Leaps

by Patrick Evoe, Professional Triathlete Now that winter is upon us and your racing season has wound down, you’re probably looking forward to next year’s racing. No matter if you’re a swimmer, cyclist, runner or a triathlete, now is the best time to start planning how you intend to improve your performances next year. We … Continue reading Incremental Gains to Make Big Leaps

KIS Coaching Triathlon Team Continues to Race Strong in the Off- Season: November Update

By KIS COACHING While it’s the off season for most triathletes, the XRCEL sponsored KIS Coaching Team are still racing strong.  Fueled by XRCEL for several years now, the members, including top female pros and XRCEL ambassadors Carrie Lester and Laurel Wassner, continue to have incredible winning seasons . While the Triathlon season has come … Continue reading KIS Coaching Triathlon Team Continues to Race Strong in the Off- Season: November Update