What It Takes to Train and Run Professionally

When I tell people that I am a professional runner the first question I always get is, “Oh, so you run marathons?” They start scratching their heads a bit when I tell them I run the 5K on the track (like what’s the big deal, anyone can run 3.1 miles). It’s only when I explain […]

Which Gnarly Products Are Right For You?

Selecting a supplement – or stack of products – can be a daunting task at first. Don’t worry, though. We’re here to help. To a very large extent, your goals will determine which types of supplements you will find most useful. It is true, however, that there will be some overlap; Certain supplements can be […]

3 Steps to Becoming an Endurance Athlete

The human body – your human body – is capable of performing an incredible variety of impressive feats. The more we learn, though, the more it seems like our body is uniquely built to run. In fact, over long distances many experts consider humans to be the best endurance athletes on the planet. Numerous anatomical […]

Whey Protein Pancakes Recipe

You thought protein powder was just something you gulped down post workout to feed those muscles? Here’s a great basic recipe for some delicious Gnarly Whey protein pancakes. Enjoy!

Why Is Fiber So Important? Part II

Here are some more health benefits of fiber, some of the differences you’ll find in qualities of fiber and how you can include more of it in your diet.

Do I Exercise If I’m Sick?

You’re an athlete, and you’re sick. You’re in the odd spot where you want to take control of your body back from whatever virus or bug and show it who’s in charge; who owns their own destiny –you. But you also run the risk of making yourself sicker. And that’s why today we’re going to talk about a few ways to know if it’s a good idea to exercise if you’re sick.

5 Winter Sports To Try

Today I thought I’d take some space talking about a few good activities that can keep you active during the winter. Why? because we’re all in this season together. And it’s a great time to try out some new sports.

Misconception of Carbs Part 1

We need to set the record straight on a few things that have been said about carbohydrates that don’t necessarily do them justice. Part I focuses on the two basic types of carbohydrates: simple and complex.

How To Dress For The Cold

Here are some tips and tricks from the standard issue Gnarly Field Manual on how to dress for the frigid temps ahead.

CrossFit Talks About Beauty

CrossFit just released a video that talks about how crossfitters like to define the beauty found in their sport.

What’s better: Kale or Broccoli?

a debate came up the other morning as I was preparing my post crossfit/run recovery smoothie with some Gnarly Whey and Kale. A coworker was telling me that broccoli is a bigger superfood than kale. Let’s do some investigating and see what we find.

Tips On Eating Right For New Endurance Athletes Trying To Lose Weight Pt 1

A common problem for new endurance athletes -especially ones that are trying to lose weight as well – is not getting enough fuel. Today and tomorrow we’re going to talk about why taking the time to figure out your calories and starting to look at the nutritional efficiency (the density) of what you’re eating is so important, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Let’s get started!

Focus and Determination by Mayan Smith-Gobat

Here’s our Gnarly athlete, Mayan Smith-Gobat’s latest update from her blog, http://www.mayanclimbs.com/. Read it! It’s a great way to get motivated to put some adventure in your life. Thanks, Mayan!