How to Build Endurance in 5 Ways

Endurance. The dictionary definition of endurance is: "the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way." It is what motivates you, gives you strength to continue, and allows you to be a better version of you. No matter what kind of athlete or fitness connoisseur you are, in order to be successful you need to build endurance. If you do a quick internet search on ways to build endurance, you will find that many of the articles are mainly focused on ways to build endurance as a runner. There aren't many tips for how [...]

8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete

It's no mystery- endurance athletes need ENERGY! But what is the best fuel and how when should we be eating it? Here's 8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete that are nutrient and energy filled to enhance every training session.   ~Oatmeal & Brown Rice- low glycemic and high in complex carbohydrates- they allow a slow release of energy to the body. ~Cherries & Berries -reduces muscle pain due to their anti-inflammatory properties, rich in phytonutrients and are a concentrated form of carbohydrates ~Bananas- reloads your body in potassium and vitamin B6, lowers blood sugar and regulates digestion. Bananas are low in fiber too-BONUS!!  This anti inflammatory [...]

Train like an NFL Pro – Accelerate your Recovery

Train like an NFL Pro - Accelerate your Recovery with Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons When your job is to deliver peak athletic performance week in and week out, the methods you take to recover from your workouts are crucial to your profession.  NFL linebacker Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons is no stranger to the world of elite athletics.  Nate spent his collegiate career at Penn State University amassing 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 interceptions in the 2011 season alone.  He entered the NFL in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders after an impressive showing at the 2012 NFL [...]