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by Anne Guzman

Great reads focused on all things sports performance. Tune in here for quality information about sports nutrition, sport psychology, training and inspiration!

Enhancing sleep through nutrition
Sleep is vital for physiological and psychological functions that may be particularly important to athletes. Nutrition can influence sleep quality and duration
What does running do to your brain?
Neuroscientists have studied treadmill runners, ultramarathon athletes – and a number of lab animals – to investigate the effects of running on grey matter
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How to Get the Most Out of Altitude Training
Figuring out how long, how often, and when to train in the mountains remains an art for endurance athletes. Great read here with some different than typical insights on other…
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Energy Systems Explained
Energy systems drive all of our activity on the bike. Understanding them will help you to focus your training and optimize your nutrition. This is a basic, simple explanation which…
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What is Lactate and Lactate Threshold
Excellent read!! Lactate threshold is a widely used term in endurance sports training, yet there is still much confusion surrounding it. This in depth article explains lactate threshold, including its…
Beta alanine supplementation
Beta-alanine has become a “must-have” supplement for many athletes, but does the science support the hype?
Swifter, higher, stronger: What’s on the menu?
(A MUST READ!) The exploits of elite athletes delight, frustrate, and confound us as they strive to reach their physiological, psychological, and biomechanical limits. We dissect nutritional approaches to optimal…
The Real Reason Marathoners Hit the Wall
A new study finds that your “critical speed” threshold drops in the last third of a marathon, which may explain why the distance produces so many blow-ups. Definitely transferable to…
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Anne Guzman

Sports nutritionist, performance coach, former pro cyclist, life long learner. “Visualize it, believe it & do the work. You'll amaze yourself.”
Running, Cycling, Triathlon, Track Cycling, Wrestling
Hamilton, ON

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