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Natural Alternatives to Gels

Sports nutrition has become so scientifically focused that the ingredients in products such as gels read more like a chemistry textbook than an edible food item.

As a research nutritionist I am all for scientific validation and from a legal point of view the health and nutritional claims regulations insist on it. However science does have one main flaw, it looks at specific things in isolation so it will analyse one key nutrient or a specific component in an individual food item such as beet...

Posted by Liz Tucker of 9 Bar under Nutrition on 25 March at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Top 5 New Innovative Bike Gadgets

We love a good gadget here at Tribesports, and with the recent release of the Performance Cycling Jersey, we thought we'd show off 5 new innovative cycling gadgets which are in development now.

Most of these brands are also successful crowd funded projects, showing that the cycling community around the world is keen to invest in new and innovative gadgets.

Trigger Bell

This project has just reached its Kickstarter funding goal with 21 days to go - and it's a really great idea. Traditional...

Posted by Cags R under Cycling on 21 March at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Marathon Endurance: All in the long run?

Stretch

CrossFit Endurance and Strength & Conditioning Coach Stretch Rayner is here to address one of the cornerstone principles of marathon training: The Long Run.

Marathon running is a physiological and a psychological challenge for athletes of all abilities. The cornerstone of marathon training is the long slow distance (LSD) running session and volume-based periodization.

The late Arthur Lydiard's high mileage training protocol produced a number of marathon champions in the 1960’s. Ever since...

Posted by Stretch Rayner of Momentum Training: Crossfit Hackney under Marathon Running on 15 February at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Mistle-Toes to Bar Workout

Earn your kisses this year with the Mistle-toes to bar Workout - this advanced core workout will challenge even the most serious athlete and can be performed with nothing but an overhead pull-up bar! Mistle-toes to bar workout!

Mastering your own body weight doesn't stop with pull-ups, there are plenty more uses for a bar than simply moving yourself up and down. This workout utilises some lesser-known exercises which will work your whole body:

Rollover - a gymnastics move performed on a straight bar. Pull your hips u...

Posted by Al Kavadlo of Al Kavadlo under Fitness & Training on 18 December 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

The Jinglebells Workout

Barbells, kettlebells and dumbbells - which bells will you be jingling in your workout today?! Check out this awesome training session straight from Strength & Conditioning Coach, Joe Bauer, who has put together this tough workout for the festive season:

Jinglebells workout

Add the workout to your training for the whole of the festive season!

About the workout 

This is a workout that will give you exactly what you put into it. And like any other workout, you must keep form as your top priority at all time...

Posted by Joe Bauer - BS Kinesiology, CSCS of All Around Joe under Weight Training (Strength Training) on 7 December 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

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