Long Distance Athlete

Lactate and Cyclists – Reduce Production or Increase Utilization?

How lactate really works When your body breaks down glucose for energy a by product of the process is lactate. During easy exercise efforts, your body recycles lactate back into energy.  At some point in increasing intensity or training duration the recycling does not keep up with production. Hydrogen ions are the real culprit The…Read the Rest »

Eating the Green Road for Health, Sustainability and Compassion

SynergyWellnessNW (that would be me), supports these scientifically based Standards as the optimum diet for health and longevity. These Standards were established at the International Living Foods Summits, held between 2006 and 2009. Vegan and plant based diets are endorsed by Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Charlotte Gerson, Director of the Gerson Institute,…Read the Rest »

Nutritional Supplements for Endurance Athletes

I had the good fortune to work with two amazing men last summer who rode their bikes across the US in support of the Team Jesse Foundation www.teamjesse.org They rode 6 days a week, covering up to 110 miles in a day.  That kind of repeated demand on the body systems needs very specific support…Read the Rest »

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