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Compare two runners who are equal in all respects except for muscular strength and the stronger one will be faster over any distance. The lower percentage of maximum strength needed for each stride translates into greater muscle efficacy and therefore, greater endurance. If one runner can squat 10% more than another, his muscles won’t have to work as hard to move his body forward, resulting in significant endurance gains.
When muscles don’t have to work as…Continue
Added by Brendan Brazier on January 12, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Endurance events take sports nutrition to a whole other level, as you are pushing your body well beyond a typical workout or training session. Failing to fuel your body during prolonged, intense physical activity won’t just slow you down—it can actually shut you down…Continue
The following is an excerpt from my most recent post:
GUYS!! BRENDAN BRAZIER'S ON MY BLOG!!!!
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POST WORKOUT SMOOTHIE (100% RAW Option)
2-3 Ice |Cubes (Purified water)
1 Frozen banana (chunks)
1/2 C Blueberries
1 C Mango
A glass of wine. A pint of beer. Can you have the occasional cocktail and remain on track with your Thrive lifestyle?
Today, a question from Tim:
Q: Where do you sit regarding beer and wine (both red and white)? Are these substances alkaline or acid-forming? Is there a place…Continue
Do you have difficulty waking up in the morning and find that you have low energy all day long? Are you unable to concentrate at work, feel sluggish and depressed? Do you suffer from poor digestion, bloating or constipation? If so, you could be a good candidate for a cleanse. Cleansing your body of accumulated…Continue
|Over the years, Brendan has had the opportunity to share his nutrition insight throughout North America. He’s published two books, given countless lectures and even addressed congress, but a recent project focuses an even brighter spotlight on the world of plant-based nutrition.|