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How to Avoid Gut Rot

Words from our Co-Founder - Mark Flis In my fifth season of racing cyclocross, I still had not figured out my fueling strategy.  Post-race my stomach was always uncomfortable and bloated, to the point where traditional post-race recovery beverages were unappetizing. I submitted to the fact that ‘cross gut was inevitable, just part of the process of a one hour intense effort. Then in 2014 I went on a road trip with Jamey to a cyclocross race outside of Los Angeles.  The fueling strategy I learned from Jamey instantly solved my gut rot issues.  While we’re sharing a story about a cross race, these same principles can be applied to running, other types of cycling; anything in that 30 –...

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Chocolate Spice Smoothie Recipe

This might be the most simple breakfast smoothie of all time and possibly the tastiest one too! All you need are these simple ingredients, a blender of any kind and a really good to-go cup with the perfect straw.  Ingredients: 12 oz. Almond Milk (or your milk of choice) 1 banana 2 scoops Chocolate Spice Recovery Directions: Throw all 3 ingredients into the blender (Jamey just uses a hand blender and blends it up in the cup he's planning to use) Add your straw and enjoy on the go We have found that this is a great way to start your day, especially after a early morning yoga session. Enjoy ~  

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