Race Day Nutrition

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Endurance sports such as marathons require ample energy to meet the demands of training loads and the event itself. The primary focus of an endurance athlete’s diet must be high in carbohydrate, moderate in protein, and some fats. And, do not forget to include plenty of fruit and vegetables. Altogether this meal plan will ensure sufficient energy, strong immune system, and muscle repair.

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Conquering Defeat: Andrew Chak

Monday, April 20, 2015

We caught up with Recharge Rewards Contest winner Andrew Chak about dealing with setbacks and working towards getting a qualifying time for the Boston Marathon.  

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Boost Mental Energy for a Better Workout

Friday, April 10, 2015

Every athlete who has ever felt too wiped to work out after a long day at the office understands the meaning of brain drain. A growing body of research substantiates the negative impact of “mind weariness” on athletic performance and endurance. And just as you have an arsenal of tried and true tactics to offset physical fatigue, a few strategies will help you overcome mental exhaustion too.

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