NYX Endurance

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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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How to Use the New Gx Sweat Patch

Previously there was no way to do an at-home hydration test that ALSO measures your sodium concentration. For long-course racing, getting your fluid replacement and sodium replacement rates dialed in correctly can be the difference between a great day and a lousy one.

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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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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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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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