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Beta Red Orange Cranberry Muffins

Beta Red Orange Cranberry Muffins

These Beta Red Orange Cranberry Muffins are a great pre- or post-workout snack. We substituted isomaltulose for regular sugar to make these muffins blood-sugar friendly. Like traditional sugar (sucrose), isomaltulose is a naturally-ocurring disaccharide. However, unlike traditional sugar, isomaltulose is broken down slowly and releases glucose and fructose into the bloodstream gradually. This allows you to have longer-term energy and avoid the blood-sugar roller coaster experienced with traditional sugar. This makes them more effective for fueling hard training sessions.
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Quick Tips for Improving Cyclocross Performance

Quick Tips for Improving Cyclocross Performance

Since starts are crucial to cyclocross racing, take 1-2 servings of Beta Red 2 hours before your race, and then have another serving approximately 30 minutes before starting.
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Where Did Summer Go?

Where Did Summer Go?

Late spring of last year I realized I had gotten spoiled by living in Colorado for so long and wasn't taking enough advantage of the amazing mountains here. It was a bit of an epiphany, actually. I was coming back from a few weeks in Arizona when the drive through the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo Mountains made me reflect on how I had not been exploring these and other amazing Colorado mountain ranges enough. I had passed the Great Sand Dunes and was near the northern tip of the San Luis Valley driving toward Poncha Pass when I vowed to change this. The result: my most action-packed summer and fall in the Colorado high country.

 

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Kitchen Sink Power Salad

Kitchen Sink Power Salad

Here's a quick and dirty "recipe" I made up one day when I had odds and ends  ingredients, needed to go grocery shipping, but didn't feel like leaving the house due to the smoke in the air.
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Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent

Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent

This past weekend we once again participated in the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon Expo. Besides being just a few miles from our kitchen, this race holds a special place as Enduro Bites has attended it longer than any other event.
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Beta Red Citrus Pre-Workout Power Smoothie

Beta Red Citrus Pre-Workout Power Smoothie

Now that Beta Red Orange is readily available we've been experimenting with it in some of our favorite recipes. This refreshing, citrus smoothie is perfect for getting easily digestible carbs, protein, and fat before a hard workout. It's also high in potassium and vitamins A, C, and B6 to help keep you healthy. Orange juice, mangos, bananas, tumeric, ...

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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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