Carbohydrate vs. Fat Burning – A Comprehensive Review

So you want to learn how to fuel for your upcoming marathon? No problem. Just do a quick Google search for burning carbohydrates and fat and… oh God!! Your search returned about 41 million (41,300,000 to be exact!) search results, all of which likely differ in the advice given. The topic of fueling is very … Read more

Lactate and Anaerobic Threshold – Explained!

Within the endurance sports world, there are a lot of confusing terms that are thrown around that usually are meant to denote the same thing – anaerobic threshold. Below are the most common terms:     Maximum Lactate Steady State (MLSS)    Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation (OBLA)    Ventilatory Threshold (VT)    Lactate Threshold … Read more

Running Form Issue: Low Back Curvature

Watch any race whether it be a 5K or a marathon and you’re bound to see quite a few runners that have substantial inward curves in their low backs. This posture is termed, ‘Lumbar Lordosis (LL)’ While this posture is not specific to runners, this demographic is what we’ll be addressing in this post. What … Read more