Spartan® World Championships: Race Recap by Sponsored OCR Athlete, Michelle Kasold

Spartan® World Championships: Race Recap by Sponsored OCR Athlete, Michelle Kasold

I went into the Spartan® World Championships without too many expectations. It was my first time in Tahoe at Squaw Valley and I knew there were going to be a lot of unbelievable athletes toeing the line. I did as much as I could to prepare and I just wanted to go out, do my best, and see where that landed me in the world. All the prepping could not have prepared me for what Mother Nature decided to throw at us; nonetheless, I controlled what I could and just went in with a never give up mindset, which carried me over that finish line.
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From Farm Roads to Wood Planks – Get to know Sponsored Cyclist Ashton Lambie

From Farm Roads to Wood Planks – Get to know Sponsored Cyclist Ashton Lambie

My name is Ashton Lambie, and I’m excited to be a part of the Klean Athlete family. I was born and raised in Nebraska, where I’ve been riding bikes since I was 15 years old. At that time, I started off doing long Ultra-distance and gravel events on the farm roads around the Midwest, but rose to success after finding the grass track in Lawrence, Kansas.
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Altitude Training Tips and Adaptation by Sponsored Triathlete Kevin Portmann

Altitude Training Tips and Adaptation by Sponsored Triathlete Kevin Portmann

I was born and raised in the French Alps, so initially when I scheduled two training camps in Salt Lake City this summer, I thought I would be “used to” the altitude, having spent much of my life above sea level. However, I did not factor in (or simply chose to ignore) the last 10 years spent at sea level in New York and Oceanside! I could not have been more wrong. Little did I know, I was in for a treat!
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My Favorite Obstacle Course Race Workout by Sponsored OCR Athlete, Michelle Kasold

My Favorite Obstacle Course Race Workout by Sponsored OCR Athlete, Michelle Kasold

I love any workout that can emulate what I face in an Obstacle Course Race. For those of you that don’t know much about OCRs, they are usually trail-running courses with a lot of different obstacles. For example, a Spartan Sprint course is around 4-5 miles and includes about 20 obstacles (from barbed wire crawls to climbing over walls and carrying heavy buckets, just to name a few) randomly dispersed throughout. It is a full-body physical and mental challenge! It really tests your endurance, core, upper body strength, and mental toughness.
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Chasing Dreams! Athlete Diary by Sponsored Track Athlete Maïté Bouchard

Chasing Dreams! Athlete Diary by Sponsored Track Athlete Maïté Bouchard

Hello everyone! My name is Maïté Bouchard (the challenge here is to be able to pronounce it correctly, as it is French!), a professional 800 m runner for Team Canada, en route to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

I’m a French Canadian who grew up in Sherbrooke, Québec, a small city in the beautiful Eastern Townships, where I still live and train year-round. Compared to most athletes, I started track pretty late in the game. At the end of high school I started out as a decent runner, but like most, was far from being considered elite. Since then, I’ve seen a pretty good progression, with consistent hard work & perseverance paying off after nearly eight years.
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Choconut Pops

Choconut Pops

Created by Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN+
(biography click here)

When you are craving ice cream but want to eat something that helps your nutrition score consider these choconut pops. The taste of chocolate, coconut and almond butter with less fat, fewer calories, more protein is not only delicious and nutritious but can help you get lean.

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Klean-Jito

Klean-Jito

Created by Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN+
(biography click here)

When fresh mint is in abundance, add to your glass for a little sass. Klean Hydration™, Fresh mint and grated ginger make for a delicious hydration station. Alcohol-free and full of taste, this cool concoction makes a great addition to your summer beverage lineup.

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Klean Patriotic Pops

Klean Patriotic Pops

Created by Leslie J. Bonci , MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN+
(biography click here)

Enjoy your red, white and blue all summer long with this delicious blend of Klean protein, coconut milk and chopped fruit. These are not only delicious post-workout, but also make a great snack attack that gives you great taste without impacting your waist.

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