here’s no doubt that we are living in unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our lives have drastically changed over the past week or two with races being canceled or postponed, our kids’ schools closing down, and the challenge of trying to navigate working from home while figuring out your and your families’ new daily schedule. Many of us (including myself) were gearing up for our first big “A” race of the year only to hear that it had been canceled. This leaves us with a lot of uncertainty, asking ourselves questions like, “When will my next race be?” and, “ Is that one going to get called off too?”
For almost 16 years, INFINIT Nutrition has been focused on the health and well-being of our customers. We have always taken pride in prioritizing the nutritional wellness and safety of every single person who has chosen us to be their nutrition supplement provider, as we truly hope that we can help improve their quality of life. We are eternally grateful for all of you and wanted to reach out during these uncertain times to fill you in on what we are doing to navigate the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mass start, dust up the nose, endless climbs, stretches of desolate scenery, clock ticking. Gravel races are sweeping the hearts of cyclists across the country for the opportunity to complete something epic, try something new, enjoy beautiful scenery, and challenge oneself. As one of the newer disciplines of cycling, racers are figuring out how best to approach these races and prepare for them — Do I want to be a finisher, or do I want to try and win? Should I go for the 200mile or stay with the 100mile?
Let’s face it. There are A LOT of protein powders and supplements out there claiming to be the secret to performing better, losing weight, living forever or any number of magical effects. It can be pretty confusing, and sometimes overwhelming, to know what product will really help reach your goals and which ones are just smoke and mirrors backed by baseless claims.
Since our inception 15 years ago, INFINIT has been a world leader in the custom nutrition movement. We’ve been creating customized, all-in-one isotonic solutions designed to both hydrate and eliminate the need for any gels, salt pills or extra food to fuel the world’s most demanding endurance sports for years. The launch of a Custom Protein Recovery platform, with the ability to create personalized protein blends for each individual, was a natural progression for us.
The INFINIT Nutrition Test Kitchen has been at it again, and this time we’ve changed the game on a classic holiday baking staple: Pumpkin bread. Made with INFINIT’s Limited Edition, seasonal Pumpkin Spice MUD, real pumpkin, and a touch of cinnamon, this protein-packed quick bread is sure to impress your friends and family at your Thanksgiving feast. No need to be a master baker. This easy, delicious and nutritious recipe can be whipped up with just a handful of ingredients that you can find just about anywhere this time of year.
Strength training is not just for building strength and bulky muscles. More and more studies are coming out showing that there are a wide range of benefits associated with resistance and weight bearing exercise, beyond just athletic performance. While strength and weight training has traditionally had a reputation for being a male-centric type of exercise reserved for those trying to bulk up and gain mass, it is now transitioning to a popular activity and tool used for weight loss, cross training, and overall general fitness.
The days are getting shorter and, for most of us, the cooler temperatures have started to roll in (if you’re one of the lucky few in a warmer state, soak up a little extra sunshine for the rest of us!). Whether you’re hitting the road or tackling the trails, there are a few important things to remember in order to stay safe and optimize your performance as the cooler weather approaches.
Team INFINIT veteran, Dede Greisbauer, explains why she recently decided to go through physiological and metabolic testing, what the experience was like, and how the results affected her nutrition plan.
Getting muddy over a short period of time at a high intensity is everything that cycle cross is about. It’s about developing a skill level and technique that compliments your fitness and power.The other elements of cycling are still there. Starting quickly, riding in a pack, fighting for position, and tactics are all part of the race. When you add the dirt, grass, bad weather, choice of equipment and running then you have a sport that is as different as it is the same. Cycling legend Frankie Andreu breaks down the growing sport of cyclocross and dives into why the sport appeals to so many different types of athletes