Category: Science

Osmolarity and Fuel for Endurance Sports

Osmolarity and Fuel for Endurance Sports

By Art Zemach, M.D Ultra-runners, cyclists, and other endurance athletes have 3 complex issues to manage during long athletic events: hydration, electrolytes, and fueling. Tailwind endurance fuel takes care of all three issues for you, so you can sip it throughout...
The Keto Athlete: Turbocharging with Tailwind

The Keto Athlete: Turbocharging with Tailwind

By Art Zemach, M.D “The strategic use of carbs by the keto athlete can be the single best way to maximize performance.” Joe Sulak, Exercise Physiologist and Endurance Coach The terms “keto athlete”, “ketogenic diet”, “low-carb athlete”, and “fat-adapted athlete” can...
Have You Met Rebuild?

Have You Met Rebuild?

What is Tailwind Rebuild? Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild is a sports recovery drink based on a patent-pending perfectly complete protein. We start with organic rice protein and supplement it with amino acids to make the protein complete. Then we add carbohydrates, some...
What’s the Buzz About Sugar?

What’s the Buzz About Sugar?

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...
3 Keys to Recovery

3 Keys to Recovery

Recovery can be one of the toughest things to do. “As athletes, we often strive to do more and work harder than everyone else in order to get better. Yet, it’s during rest that our tissues adapt and grow stronger. It takes courage to recover and rest. It’s contrary to...
Avoiding the Dreaded Gut Bomb

Avoiding the Dreaded Gut Bomb

It goes by many names. Runner’s Gut, Gut Bombs, Gut Rot, among other lovely monikers. No matter what name you give it, though, the struggle is real. According to a 2009 study, up to 50 percent of runners have experienced the dreaded kicked-in-the-stomach feeling that...