Caffeinated Curiosity ~ Part Two: Endurance Awesomeness
I AM WRITING THIS POST AT 6am UK TIME WITH AN AWESOME MIX OF JET LAG AND CAFFEINE AND I AM SO AWAKE! First of all, lets address some basic temperature issues. Since when did it become ok to call it mild? It is not MILD, it is cold. End #ThailandProblems Anyway… Now that we […]
Podcast #12: November Research Review with Dr. Darren Player.
On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we divulge into science with our first monthly research review with Dr. Darren Player. This week we tackle three recently published papers, discuss them and break them down so actionable advice can be taken and utilised. Always stretch before a gym session, but don’t really know […]
Protocols For Performance: Heat Training Actionized!
There’s much more to come from this, but for now here are my cut and dry thoughts on what exactly you should aim for with a heat-adaptation protocol! If you missed previous posts in this area, please see A Primer On Heat Training and The Science Behind The Sweat! But now let’s get back to basics… […]
Podcast #11: Sexification with Roger Lawson
On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we get Sexified, and you can too. Roger Lawson is a rare breed: A personal trainer who we actually like. A lot. Rog has real experience working with elite athletes, and his ruthless no-bullshit approach to accountability, motivation, and lifestyle design really jives with our philosophies. […]
Caffeinated Curiosity ~ Part One: Cognitive Awesomeness
If you would rather take caffeine supplements than drink coffee, Then we can’t be friends. A little strong, but, coffee is great because it tastes great, but also because it is one a few reasons I survived my MSc research! Obviously it was not the taste alone that got me through this, it was the […]
Podcast #10: Movement and Athletic Potential with Shawn Myszka
On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we connect with the Pro Performance Director of Explosive Edge Athletics in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Shawn Myszka. Shawn works personally with dozens of NFL players, helping them with sport-specific power development, transfer of training to sport performance, and development of mastery in kinesiology. Is your movement inefficient […]
The Science Behind The Sweat: Heat Adaptation Explained
NOTE: This series originally appears on the blog of Thanyapura Sport Resort Phuket, partners of WTW where we are regular contributors to their content. You can check them out here, and please use our name if you book a visit for discounted rates 🙂 Do you even Science? We do, and today it’s time to […]
Tapering Part 2: Simple but Significantly Sexy Super-compensation Supersedes Success
Now that we have played the game of fitting as many S’s into a title as humanly possible and are all sufficiently tongue tied, we may as well do some reading and what better to get stuck into than a cheeky bit of Saturday Science. Hehe. The why and how of tapering have been covered […]
Podcast #9: Caffeine, Hydration, and Traveling Part 2 with Dr. Sophie Killer
On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we continue our chat withÂ Kent University lecturer Dr. Sophie Killer. Sophie has provided nutrition consultancy for Premier League football clubs, international basketball teams and Olympians, all whilst pursuing her interests in carbohydrate research. Is your hydration strategy (or lack thereof) hindering immune function? Interested in using […]
Is Heat Training The New Altitude Training? Get Out In The Sun If You Want To Boost Performance, A Primer.
NOTE: This article originally appeared on the blog of Thanyapura Sport Resort Phuket, partners of WTW where we contributed to their content. You can check them out here, and please use our name if you book a visit for discounted rates 🙂 Many elite sporting events occur during summer months in warm climates. How much […]