What I’ve Learned: Read More, Browse Less

For most of my life reading has been a chore.  I blame school.  Book reports, essays, and multiple choice questions all turned reading into a means to an end.  My “end” was ensuring my GPA stayed high enough so my parents wouldn’t stop paying for my car insurance.  I always wanted to “read for fun”, school just seemed to make it impossible.  

Does Beet Juice Really Make You Faster on the Bike?

Research into the performance boost of beets goes back a decade [1, 8].  From effects on cardiovascular disease [15] to repeated-sprint performance [14], our knowledge of how beet juice impacts the body has continued to grow.  Most of us are familiar with the decade old claim that beet juice improves cycling performance, but how exactly does it work?