Sauna Bathing for the Endurance Athlete

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–Lukus Klawitter M.S Oofta, hopefully if you are looking outside right now it is not dumping multiple inches of snow on your beloved running and cycling roads.  It is currently a balmy 28 degrees here in Fargo and the parking lots haven’t been plowed in two days.  But that is ok, thankfully endurance runs in…

Why Training the Gut Should Be Part of Your Training Plan

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By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN The gut can make or break a workout or race performance for an athlete, and for many, it is their worst nightmare.  The problem is, stomach issues can be hard to fix due to its many causes.  Discomfort could indicate a stress response caused by training or racing itself, genetics,…

Micronutrients for the Endurance Athlete: Calcium (Ca+)

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Lukus Klawitter M.S. The micronutrient we are going to break down today is Calcium (Ca+).  Calcium has many important roles in the human body and is especially important in the endurance athlete to prevent bone breakdown and drive energy metabolism. As we age, bones become more susceptible to breakdown and injury.  This is highly due…

Altitude and the Endurance Athlete: What you want to know.

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By Lukus Klawitter M.S.  Hello endurance world, So a lot has changed since I wrote my last post on magnesium (Mg).  I accepted an assistantship at North Dakota State University to begin my doctoral degree in Sport Physiology and Biomechanics.  At the same time my roommate was in the process of selling the house I…

Micronutrients for the Endurance Athlete: Magnesium (Mg)

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 Lukus Klawitter M.S. This is the start of a mini-part series focusing on the micronutrient for endurance athletes.  Specifically breaking down the nutrient and what it does for our overall health and performance. Macronutrients Carbohydrates (CHO), Fats (FAT), and Protein (PRO) are needed for energy.  However, an endurance athlete stresses the body under a large…