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Meet Payson McElveen, Part 2

Fresh off his Leadville 100 podium, we present the second part of our conversation with Payson McElveen. 

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Meet Payson McElveen

Meet Payson McElveen

I recently had a chance to catch-up with Payson in Durango ahead of his big race at the Leadville 100 this weekend and thought I'd ask a few questions so everyone can learn more about the two-time defending marathon mountain bike national champion.
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Beta Red Limeade Recipe

Beta Red Limeade Recipe

We love adding Beta Red to limeade. We keep a huge pitcher in the fridge. It’s always there when we need it – and including Beta Red is a ridiculously easy way to keep the oxygen flowing
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Weekend Adventure

Weekend Adventure

Big weekends -- our mini vacations sneaking off to some nearby local to mountain bike, road ride, run, or hike -- are what motivate many of us to get through the work week. By Monday morning we're often considering our next adventure. Lately I had gotten a little too busy with work and had difficulty coordinating with friends. I felt that summer was slipping away, so this past weekend I was on a mission do something memorable even if it meant a solo adventure.

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Morning Harvest Muffins

Morning Harvest Muffins

This gluten-free Morning Harvest Muffin recipe from Crystal Anthony is great pre-workout or any other time you want a serving of veggies and healthy carbs and fats.

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Train Hot, Get Faster

Train Hot, Get Faster

Researchers at the Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon have shown that training in hot conditions improves aerobic capacity — even when subsequently performing at a cooler temperature.
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Mixed-Berry Pre-Workout Smoothie Recipe

Mixed-Berry Pre-Workout Smoothie Recipe

I'm a smoothie junkie. There, I said it. I like smoothies for breakfast before hard training since I don't perform well immediately after eating solid food and I'm a notoriously late sleeper and am usually rushed to get out the door. I also prefer a good smoothie recipe over commercial "recovery" drinks, which are typically little more than refined sugar and protein. 

 

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Go Big or Go Home!

Go Big or Go Home!

The Tour de France is once again upon us. While I don’t watch the race as religiously as I once did (the hype, doping scandals, and related politics have soured me), I’m still fascinated by the big climbing stages. In celebration of Le Tour we're giving away a sweet Beta Red / Enduro Bites prize package to one lucky winner selected from those who tell us about their favorite big ride.

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