Sports Nutrition

Eating properly for the demands of endurance sports can be challenging. Without the right fuel, performance and recovery will be compromised. Learn how to master and implement a sports nutrition strategy that works for you, whether that’s during your workouts or races.

Is Weight Management as Simple As Calories In, Calories Out? With Dr. Timothy Noakes

Episode 173

For decades, weight management has relied on an assumption: that manipulating calorie intake will predict weight gain or loss. But does it actually work?

Q&A on Returning from Injury, Weight Management, and Fast-Twitch Fibers, with Renee Eastman

Episode 170

With the help of CTS coach Renee Eastman, we field questions on injury, the power of consistency, weight vs. power, and fast-twitch fibers.

Can Ketones Help Fuel Endurance Performance?

Exogenous ketones reached “super fuel” status in 2016. Since then, research hasn’t been so positive. We explore the potential benefits of supplementation with ketone esters.

Sports Nutrition for Beginners

Eating properly for the demands of endurance sports can be challenging, especially if you're new to sport. We explore common misconceptions and pitfalls for the beginner endurance athlete.

Supplement Responsibly

Episode 42

If you decide to take supplements as an athlete, you need to understand as much as you can about healthy eating and your body. Supplement responsibly!

Q&A on Cross Training, Workout Complexity, and Pre-Race Nutrition

Ryan and Trevor tackle questions on how running can be used in the base season, recovery for time-crunched athletes, the complexity of workouts, pre-race meal planning, and much more.

Sweetening the Truth on Hydration

Few topics in endurance sports are more misunderstood and draw more ire than hydration and electrolyte sports drinks. Trevor Connor explores the biochemical mechanics to show what happens when we drink salty sports drinks.

How to Create a Race-Day Sports Nutrition Plan, Part 3

Coaches Ryan Kohler and Trevor Connor discuss how to write out your nutrition plan, how to determine what nutrition will be available at aid stations, estimating nutrition needs between aid stations, and much more.

Are There Benefits to Carbohydrate Manipulation? With Dr. Asker Jeukendrup

Episode 150

We sit down with sports nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup to discuss potential performance gains from modifying carbohydrate load during training.

Q&A on Junior Athletes, PVCs, Supplements, and Base Rides, with Daniel Matheny

Episode 149

Coach and endurance mountain bike champ Daniel Matheny helps us field questions on coaching junior athletes, how aerobic capacity is impacted by intensity, PVCs, and much more.