Recovery

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Plant-based Sources of Protein for Rapid Recovery

Replenishing your workouts with the right plant-based foods can help accelerate recovery while enabling you to thrive as a triathlete. This video shares some of the cleanest and most nutrient-dense plant-based sources of protein. Also, if you’re interested in plant-based protein powders, I recently launched a new blog that’s focal to vegan protein powder reviews: VeganProteinPowder.Reviews Topical Inspiration & Resources Tim VanOrden’s Running Raw Rich Roll Vega Products Brendan Brazier John Joseph/Pure PMA  


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How to VooDoo Floss Knee, Ankle, Calf, and Hamstring

VooDoo floss bands are a secret weapon for injury prevention and rehabilitation. Using a high-compression force that’s applied around specific joints and muscles, the VooDoo floss band can help restore connective tissue, improve blood flow, and increase range of motion. This article focuses on VooDoo flossing various parts of the legs, specifically the knees, ankle, calf, and hamstring muscles. Floss bands can also be useful for elbows, shoulders, wrists, and other surrounding joints and musculature. When getting started flossing, we highly recommend using proper “VooDoo” floss bands from Rogue Fitness (that is, unless you have an allergy to latex). Between… Read More »


Kelly Starrett Runcolo Podcast

Kelly Starrett on Running: RunColo Podcast Interview

If you’re a runner who has yet to learn about mobility guru Kelly Starrett, then this podcast will inspire you to appreciate your next run even more. With his new book Ready to Run set to launch in October, the 200+lb ultramarathoner underscores the essence of running with proper mechanics and common issues runners encounter (and why.) The dudes over at Run Colo had Kelly on their podcast and the conversation was inspiring, enlightening, and motivating, to say the least. At BetterTriathlete.com, we always find it a positive experience listening to Kelly speak. Tune in to the conversation below: Sorry,… Read More »


Top 7 Foods To Help Boost Post-Workout Recovery

With the bounty of information on the best types of foods and supplements to consume shortly after an intense workout, I hope these science-backed nutrition ideas can help cut through the glut and put the pep in your muscle recovery step. Berry Berry Good Muscle Recovery With Blueberries These tasty little buggers are big on antioxidants that spur muscle recovery. A 2012 study out of New Zealand fed test subjects blueberry smoothies prior-to and post-workout and concluded that a significant (p = 0.047) interaction effect was seen for peak isometric tension suggesting a faster rate of recovery in the blueberry… Read More »


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