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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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The Merger and the Future

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The Merger and the Future

    In June, Amp Human merged with Momentous to create the new Momentous. Amp Human co-founders Jeff Byers and Erica Good are here along with writer, Phil White to speak more about the exciting future. For context, moving forward, both brands will align under the name Momentous and you will continue to receive the same best-in-class products, plus even better innovation thanks to our partnership.Show Notes:1:30 - How Jeff & Erica Met. “We learned how to put a tool out there that would allow athletes to get the most from their bodies and we really continued on that pathway...

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NSF Certified For Sport® Explained

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NSF Certified For Sport® Explained

The Ins and Outs of Supplement Third-Party CertificationThere are over 85,000 supplements currently available in the US. 55 percent of American adults – some 255 million people – take one or more daily. And yet there are only a handful of full-time government staff overseeing this vast market – which according to Statista is going to top $39 billion this year – despite an ever-increasing number of news stories on contamination and tainting. The industry is the equivalent of a John Wayne movie, in which the outlaws are many and the sheriffs are few.For recreational athletes, the overwhelming number of...

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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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Triathlete Morgan Pearson: Attacking His Olympic Dream Through Nutrition

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Triathlete Morgan Pearson: Attacking His Olympic Dream Through Nutrition

While every athlete wants to get an edge, triathletes are all about marginal gains. A stroke adjustment that slashes a few seconds of a swim PR, new shoes that are a couple of ounces lighter…the list goes on and on. Yet for triathlete Morgan Pearson, a two-time World Cup medalist recently selected for the 2021 US National Team, being brilliant with the basics is more important. As he readies for a final push toward qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, Morgan sat down with Momentous and his UK-based sports dietician Claire Fudge from 4th Discipline to discuss diet, supplementation, race day...

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