Roll out the welcome mat for new Team Amino Vital Expert Paula Smith, an A.C.E. certified personal fitness trainer and lifestyles and weight management consultant! With a B.S. in exercise physiology and more than 20 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Paula started Paula Smith Fitness in 2009 to help athletes of … More Welcome to Team Amino Vital, Paula Smith!
Amino Vital fan Anna Jones used Amino Vital Pro and Fast Charge to finish up her last long ride before the Raleigh Half Ironman relay! Way to go Anna and good luck on the race!
Did you just conquer a triathlon? It’s time to focus on recovery so you can prepare for the next one! Team Amino Vital Expert and Sports Nutritionist Marie Spano shared some tips on how to rehydrate, repair and refuel and relax the day after a race. Rehydrate. After you’ve finished racing you need fluid and electrolytes, … More Stay Fit Tip from Marie Spano: Post Race Recovery
This month we’ve covered key aspects of a triathlon – the necessary gear, swimming and biking. Now, it’s time to take a look at running! Team Amino Vital Athlete Beth Andrew is gearing up for the IRONMAN 70.3 in Raleigh, NC this week. For those of you attending or just looking for running tips for … More Move like a Pro: Triathlete running 101
Our Team Amino Vital athletes Jane, Liz and Anne completed the 8,960 ft of ascent and 9,331 ft of descent during the annual Police Unity Tour. Each year they participate in this cycling tour in support of fallen officers. Way to go Jane, Liz and Anne!
If you are training for a triathlon, you know that the right mix of fuel will not only help you sustain your energy and maintain your speed, but also help keep muscle soreness at bay. In this Q&A, Team Amino Vital Nutrition Expert, Marie Spano, provides her feedback on how triathletes can incorporate Amino Vital … More Team Amino Vital Q&A: Amino Vital and Triathletes
Are you ready for the biking portion of your next triathlon? Team Amino Vital Athletes chimed in with their best practices. Beth Andrew shared her ABCs of biking skills and Derek Smith gave us the 411 on selecting the right bike for a triathlon. Aero is Home: My coach taught me this one and experience … More Move like a Pro: Triathlete Biking 101
Team Amino Vital’s Paul Barr loaded up on Endurance to take on the Island Lake Induction mountain bike race. Paul was able to ride the course 4 minutes faster than he usually does, and used Focus Zone post-race to help speed recovery. Way to go, Paul! Want to see photos from the race? Check them … More Amino Vital Takes Brighton, MI!
Gearing up for your first or next triathlon? Breakfast will play a big role in your success on race day. Team Amino Vital Expert and Sports Nutritionist Marie Spano shared some tips to help you prepare a proper breakfast! Eating Too Healthy. Many endurance athletes follow healthy eating guidelines. They get plenty of fruits and vegetables, … More Common Race Day Breakfast Mistakes To Avoid
According to Team Amino Vital Athlete and US Olympic medalist, Megan Jendrick, triathletes often overlook the swimming aspect of getting ready for a triathlon. It’s easy to critique yourself and say, “Ok, I can swim pretty well, so no problem.” But, you might not think about how different open water swimming is compared to pool … More Move like a Pro Triathlete: Swim like a Champ Basics