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Every athlete knows maintaining hydration is critical during the hot months of summer, but it is equally important to stay hydrated during the cold weather of winter. There are several reasons, however, why staying hydrated in winter can get tricky. First, when it’s...read more
Sugar is one of the most controversial ingredients in sports nutrition products. The mass over-consumption of sugar in the U.S. and its contribution to the obesity epidemic has demonized sugar as the worst thing a human being can put in their body. Period. Nutrition...read more
Start Running. Drink Tailwind. Don’t Stop. That’s it. That was my plan to do for between 25 and 30 hours. I was a little worried that I was not more worried about the details beyond those facts, but in reality, I couldn’t control any of the things that were bound to...read more
With the Leadville 100 races on the horizon, we thought we’d give our Tailwind community some pointers for high altitude fueling. “The Race Across the Sky” pushes the body to the extreme for 100 grueling miles at 9,100 - 12,600 feet. To put this in perspective, the...read more
All too often in endurance sports, athletes get so focused on their calorie and electrolyte intake that they forget about the most essential component, water. Proper hydration plays a critical role in delivering oxygen, hormones and nutrients to our cells. Why?...read more
We had the recent opportunity to chat with Tailwind athlete and 2015 Spartan Race World Champion, Robert Killian. Currently Killian has been seen competing on the Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge with his team, the Commanding Officers. When he's not competing in OCR...read more
Many Tailwind users wonder about the science behind one of Tailwind's main ingredients, salt, and its impact on performance and the body. To begin with, most athletes think that Tailwind contains sodium to prevent cramping, but its primary function is actually to...read more