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Muscle Growth and Exercise Performance

Gaining lean muscle mass can be a performance and aesthetic goal for athletes.  Although genetics plays an important role, it is crucial to include a well-designed training program along with a nutrient-rich diet that includes adequate calories and protein, which are the main stimulants for muscle growth and improved exercise performance. The amount and timing […]

Turn the training “on” in the “off” season

          By LifeSport coach Jessica Adam The cold weather is getting closer and Kona has come and gone so for most Canadian triathletes the 2014 racing season has come to a close and we are entering what most people refer to as the “off” season. While a good rest is more […]

Water Running – an under-utilized form of cross-training

By Kristen Marchant, Recharge With Milk Ambassador Team Water running is perhaps one of the most under-utilized forms of cross training. As a zero-impact activity, it can be a great way for injured athletes to stay in shape, or a great supplement to a training program for healthy athletes. Water running is the closest form […]

The More the Merrier: How to optimize performance when training with others

By Meghan Lamers, Member of the Recharge With Milk Ambassador Team As a “newbie” competitive triathlete, I often become anxious when asked to train with athletes who I view as vastly more skilled than I. Will I embarrass myself by being too slow? Will I ruin my training partner’s training session? How to appropriately utilize […]

The Training Diet Leading Up to the Event: Practice What You Eat

Your day to day training diet leading up to an event is where you figure out what, when and how much you will eat and drink at the actual event. The purpose is to understand how timing and combinations of foods and fluids work for YOU. The following goals and guidelines will help set you […]

Train in Mont-Tremblant with Ignition Fitness

Join Ignition Fitness on Friday, May 30th – Sunday, June 1st for their triathlon training camp in beautiful Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. This camp is perfect for any athlete of any ability that is either training for an Ironman or 70.3 event in Tremblant, or anyone training for any other ironman-distance or 70.3-distance event. Our coaches will […]

How to Make the Most of Your Pool Time?

By Angela Quick Most triathletes have limited time to train due to juggling family and work commitments as well as trying to balance and refine three demanding sports simultaneously. Bike and run workouts are easier to fit into a hectic schedule as they require less planning to incorporate them into your day. Unlike running, where you […]

Training without the gadgets

By Kristen Marchant, Member of the 2014 Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series Ambassador Team So I am going against the grain here with this post since these days it takes no effort at all to find someone touting the benefits of using some sort of gadget to make your training better. Power meters seem to be […]