“Gluten Free” Won’t Make You Faster!

For those without clinically-diagnosed celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), going gluten-free may not exactly be the most healthy decision. This statement is supported by research, even though many “gluten-free-ers” refuse to believe it. Fad diets, like this one, can become so engrained for some, they are akin to…

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Mountain Biking is Good for Your Heart!

More words on Singletracks.com (I love writing for them!) The cardiovascular improvements associated with exercise are well-known, but what exactly are they, and what makes them so beneficial? In this fun article, I dive into the mechanisms behind the effects of mountain biking on heart health. Cheers! Mountain Biking: It’s Good…

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Thermoregulation, Part II: Training in the Cold

Corey Duren climbing Mt Shasta

truPhys previously published a comprehensive article discussing the mechanisms behind physiological body temperature maintenance, the positives and negatives of training in hot environments, and how carefully doing so can benefit performance.  But what about the winter months? Unless you live south of the equator in a country such as New…

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