NYX Endurance

Resources: Racing

TMI Happy Hour

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Race Directors Q&A

Colleen Peterson and Tina Whiteford have 2 things in common: they are both NYX athletes and race directors! Not only do we have tremendous appreciation for the people who make our sport possible, but we thought we might be able to learn something from their unique point of view.

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Race Week Fueling

This guidance is for athletes participating in an endurance event such as a half- or full-distance IRONMAN, a marathon or ultra-running event, or cycling event

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What You Need To Know About Hyponatremia

Electrolytes, as far as we athletes should be concerned, refer mainly to sodium (Na+) and potassium (K+). Na+ and K+ are very tightly regulated in the body. If an imbalance occurs, bad things happen. The most common and most dangerous electrolyte abnormality in endurance athletes is hyponatremia. In this article, I will discuss what hyponatremia is, what causes it, why should we care about it, and how can we avoid it.

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3 Coach Accounts of Mental Race Strategy

In the same way that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to physical training, mental race strategy should reflect what we each need to be successful. The 3 NYX Endurance coaches lay out their individual mental game plans. Their strategies reflect how they approach racing as athletes, not as coaches.

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Racing in the Heat

Despite pre-race Heat Acclimation training along with applying good hydration and thermoregulation strategies while exercising in the heat, there may come a time when you find yourself overheating.

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Heat Acclimation

If you have an early season race and/or will be racing in a climate that is significantly warmer than the climate in which you train, acclimating to that hot environment prior to race day is a key factor in success.

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NYX Nuggets

As we add Nuggets every month, we’ll keep the running list here for you to reference.

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Big Scary Goals

“I have a deeper appreciation, and with that a deeper confidence, in the amount of work that it takes and what that work can do for me. If I commit to the process, the process will work for me.”

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