Category: Tips & Tricks

7 Ultra Training Tips

7 Ultra Training Tips

By Maggie Guterl, Tailwind Employee & Avid Runner Meet Maggie I’m Maggie, the Athletes and Events Manager at Tailwind Nutrition. As a recent Pennsylvania transplant, I’m a kid in a candy store in Durango with all the trails. I have been an ultra runner for close...
How to Train for a Marathon

How to Train for a Marathon

By Chris Twiggs, Tailwind Customer & Professional Running Coach Meet Chris I’m Chris, Chief Training Officer at Galloway Training, RRCA Certified Coach, Boston Marathon qualifier, Ironman distance triathlete, and ultra-runner with 14 finishes at the Hardrock 100....
Road Cycling Training Tips

Road Cycling Training Tips

By Shannon Hahn, Tailwind Employee & Avid Biker Meet Shannon I’m Tailwind Nutrition’s Wholesale Account Coordinator, and I’m training to race the Coca-Cola Road Race at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic here in Durango, CO. The road cycling race covers 47 miles from...
Ditch the Gels & Chews

Ditch the Gels & Chews

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...
Recipe: Spicy Tailwind Margarita

Recipe: Spicy Tailwind Margarita

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...
Triathlon Training Tips

Triathlon Training Tips

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,...