Triathlon training habits, how to monitor fatigue, the value of napping at work and how lack of sleep can make you catch a cold. 

 

Monday, November 27th

Sidelined with an injury? Along with rehab, try higher protein intake and omega-3 fatty acids to help with healing

https://ylmsportscience.com/2015/11/10/nutritional-support-for-exercise-induced-injuries-by-ylmsportscience/

 

Tuesday, November 28th

Sleep loss influences your performance by suppressing growth hormone from an inability to enter deep sleep, an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system and poor cognitive performance

https://ylmsportscience.com/2015/05/29/recovery-how-does-sleep-loss-influence-your-performance-an-illustrated-summary-by-ylmsportscience/

 

Wednesday, November 29th

6 good triathlon training habits to develop

http://www.220triathlon.com/training/6-good-triathlon-training-habits-to-develop/12155.html

 

Thursday, November 30th

Ever tried and failed with a behavior change? Good news: Penn researchers have created a new project called Behavior Change for Good which will help people commit to positive changes for a better life

https://www.upenn.edu/spotlights/quest-lasting-behavior-change-two-researchers-lead-charge

 

Friday, December 1st

Staff at NASA, Google and Samsung have one thing in common: they can nap at work. Napping improves a particular cognitive function, “working memory”

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/the-science-behind-why-you-should-have-a-nap/

 

Monday, December 4th

Training: One size programming does not fit all. Genetics, personal predispositions and traits, prior training and injury history, and current stress status (i.e. cognitive and emotional state) ALL go into the equation

https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs40279-017-0823-y.pdf

 

Tuesday, December 5th

Poor running mechanics, chronic injuries and muscles imbalances tend to have one thing in common: a weak core. Here are a couple exercises to help build and strengthen your abs

http://www.runnersworldonline.com.au/3-core-moves-strengthen-running-form/

 

Wednesday, December 6th

What is fatigue? Why should you monitor fatigue? How can you monitor fatigue?

https://www.scienceforsport.com/monitoring-fatigue/

 

Thursday, December 7th

Another reason to increase your hours of sleep at night: people who sleep less than 5 hours a night are 4.5 times more likely to have a cold than those who sleep 7 hours

https://ylmsportscience.com/2015/10/12/health-lack-of-sleep-can-lead-to-the-common-cold-by-ylmsportscience/

 

Friday, December 8th

Running more or running faster. Your HRV can tell you how you respond to various training stimuli

https://ylmsportscience.com/2015/08/26/running-more-or-running-faster-your-hrv-profile-may-predict-how-you-would-respond-to-different-types-of-training-by-ylmsportscience/

 

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