Performance Enhancement in Endurance Sports: OVDO, Caffeine, Coca, and the “Black Drink”

Modern athletes are constantly in the news for doping scandals, from Lance Armstrong’s doping during his Tour de France wins to the allegations of Alberto Salazar doping his Nike Oregon Project athletes. In 1999, the World Anti-Doping Agency was founded to monitor and coordinate anti-doping efforts as well as enforcing the World Anti-Doping Code, which …

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Palmer Lake Training: Feb. 18th – 24th

Monday was rest day, as always. I was off work for President's Day, and I was sorely tempted to not take my rest day, but I knew I needed to stick to my schedule. Instead, I kept myself busy by running errands and doing a ton of meal prep for the week (as well as baking …

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