Posts tagged endurance athletes
Weight Loss vs Power Gain, the Struggle is Real

As an endurance athlete, you’ve likely have experienced the simple physics that body weight can have on performance. The concept seems simple: the more or less you weigh, the more or less energy it takes to ride, run, ski, etc. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to achieve, let alone to know what weight is best for your body, your gender, your goals, etc. The purpuse of this quick article is to help YOU determine your ideal power:weight (P:W) so you can feel strong without putting yourself at risk of being malnourished.

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Calories, More than Just a Number

To be competitive in endurance sports, athletes must maintain intense exercise schedules. The extensive training programs that you get with MTNRDY demand high energy and nutrient intakes. These energy needs are measured in the units we know, and maybe dread: the calorie, defined as amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 °C. This seems like a simple definition for something so complex. So, how do we know how much energy we need?

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