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Adapted from Heart Runner Girl Are you sick of gels? I know I am! They’re often too sweet, sticky, messy, don’t taste very good, and they can irritate your stomach. I tried using chews instead of gels, but that only eliminated part of the problem - they tasted better...read more
With warmer weather slowly creeping in, we decided to heat things up with this Spicy Tailwind Margarita. Refreshing and spicy, this summer-time cocktail will leave you wanting more! Spicy Tailwind Margarita Servings: Makes 2 bar-sized drinks, or 1 home-sized drink...read more
By Wendy Mader, Tailwind Coach Fundamental Training Tips Training is meant to prepare you for race day. Consistency and progression are the fundamental variables every athlete should focus on when training for an event - the gradual progression of frequency, duration...read more
By Art Zemach, M.D. Sugar & Exercise “Is sugar good or bad for athletes?” For me, this is a “fire shark” question. When my kids were little, they would ask me “Dad, would you rather be burned by fire, or eaten by sharks?” The truth is I would like to live. A “fire...read more
How to Mix Endurance Fuel When carrying capacity isn’t an issue, we recommend 200 calories of Endurance Fuel (2 scoops or 1 stick pack) per hour of exercise mixed with 24 oz of water. For example, if you anticipate your activity will take 4 hours, you would want to...read more
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of the holiday, why not add Tailwind Rebuild to a classic festive food? Today’s recipe is a thick, creamy Rebuild Shamrock Shake that will not only aid your recovery, but also get you feeling festive (and leave you feeling minty...read more
It's that time of the year when you’re digging out reusable bottles and hydration packs from a winter hiatus. But what is that funky smell and taste? We’re here to share the good news and the bad news... The Bad News The bad news is the funk hanging out in your bottle...read more