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Pre-Race Nerves Keeping You Up? Science-Backed Ways to Wind Down at Night

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Pre-Race Nerves Keeping You Up? Science-Backed Ways to Wind Down at Night

As exciting as competing is—especially after any kind of extended layoff—it’s also inherently stressful. Whether you’re racing in an Olympic stadium or on some empty backroads, if the outcome is meaningful to you, some amount of pre-race nerves is inevitable. One runner may feel intense butterflies in her stomach for weeks leading up to a big event. Another may not feel nervous until he arrives at the race venue to warm up. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, the key is to expect what’s coming and have a plan for managing it.  The night before a competition is particularly ripe...

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How To Know If You Are Overtraining

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How To Know If You Are Overtraining

There are hundreds of athlete and coach quotes extolling the virtues of training hard. We hear stories of star performers going to extremes to capture gold, like Michael Phelps training every day for four straight years in the run-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. So you assume that the same applies to you: if some training is good, then more must be better. The trouble is that most of us aren’t the greatest Olympian in history and we have to also factor work, family, and more into the equation. So while training hard is admirable in theory, you might go...

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5 Ways to Create More Consistent High-Performance Habits

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5 Ways to Create More Consistent High-Performance Habits

Success is rarely the result of random behaviors. Rather, it comes from regularly repeating positive habits with persistence. Here are five ways that you can get closer to your goals and level up in every area of your life by becoming more consistent in your daily routines. 1) Establish Regular Sleep and Wake TimesExcessive alcohol and caffeine. Too much screen time. Lack of sunlight exposure. There are plenty of lifestyle factors that can derail your circadian rhythms. One of the most underrated disruptors is having inconsistent sleep and wake times. If you pulled up the alarm function on your phone...

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Why We Included Tart Cherry Juice in Momentous Elite Sleep

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Why We Included Tart Cherry Juice in Momentous Elite Sleep

In the pursuit of perfection, you can never stand still. That’s why we’re constantly evaluating all our products to see if there are any ways to improve them. With this iterative approach in mind, we recently relaunched a new and unique version of Momentous Elite Sleep. In this article, we’ll highlight the slumber-promoting benefits of one of the four main ingredients – tart cherry juice.How Can Tart Cherry Help Me Sleep Better?Tart cherry is packed full of antioxidants, some of which give it the distinctive deep red color. Over the past few years, an increasing number of trials have tried...

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Your Sleep, Upgraded – How Momentous Elite Sleep Works

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Your Sleep, Upgraded – How Momentous Elite Sleep Works

What is Momentous Elite Sleep?Momentous Elite Sleep is a unique, research-backed formula created to help athletes fall asleep easier and achieve higher quality sleep, thus improving recovery and performance. Momentous Elite Sleep can benefit anyone looking to improve their performance by helping them sleep better and longer. What Are the Main Ingredients and How Can They Help Me Sleep Better? Many sleep formulas try to cram in as many ingredients as they can. But with Momentous Elite Sleep, we tapped into the expertise of the dietitians, nutritionists, and other experts on our team to zero in on four evidence-backed ingredients...

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