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When you talk to Joe Grant, you get so inspired that after five minutes you want to drop everything and go climb a 14’er. The sheer amount of adventure he’s packed into his young life is breathtaking. From biking across the USA in 2007 to his Tour de 14’ers last year,...read more
By Heike McNeil The most difficult part of this race was not the elevation, not the distance (I personally find 10 miles a very difficult distance to race), not the stiff competition in one of the premier trail running communities in the NW, not the workouts leading...read more
For the past several years, we've been recommending that Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel be used as part of the recovery process. We suggested that customers continue drinking Tailwind immediately post activity to take advantage of the "magical 30-60 minute window"...read more
By Art Zemach, MD Tailwind Rebuild contains just the right amounts of the four most important electrolytes for recovery after exercise: sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Sodium helps keep your body hydrated. In your body, “water follows salt.” You need salt,...read more
By Art Zemach, MD Hard workouts and competitions can deplete your body’s energy reserves. Some signs and symptoms of energy depletion are: Feeling irritable or cranky after a workout Complaints of “heavy legs” Chronic colds, sick frequently Problems finishing speed...read more
By Art Zemach, MD You’ve probably heard a lot about complete and incomplete proteins. You may have heard statements like “that protein isn’t very good, because it isn’t complete,” or “vegetarians need to combine grains and legumes in order to get a complete protein.”...read more
By Randy Blood Murphy’s law states that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” As with many things in life, it can be argued that perception is relative to he or she who perceives. Indeed a meteor did not come hurtling in from space to annihilate me on the...read more