Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and athletes have long been linked with consuming large amounts of coffee. Before we talk about how coffee can benefit performance AND your overall health, let’s take a look at a few fun facts about coffee.
Growing up in Falmouth, Maine, Clara Brown was an avid athlete enjoying everything from gymnastics to running and skiing. One of four siblings, her parents were keen on keeping the family active and involved in a variety of activities and sports. At the age of 12, Clara’s life changed forever when she sustained a serious injury at gymnastics practice, leaving her with a broken neck and a damaged spinal cord.
Here at INFINIT HQ, we've been working hard behind the scenes on a brand new PRESET Blend featuring our #1 most requested CUSTOM option — Vegan protein! You asked for it. Now, we’re excited to unveil the original all-in-one endurance fuel, and the cornerstone of the INFINIT Nutrition product line, has gone plant-based with the new :GO FAR + plant protein.
Chelsea has been the backbone of our team here at INFINIT, keeping operations running smoothly for over 7 years. On August 1st, 2020, Chelsea was unexpectedly rushed to a local hospital. When she arrived, her team of doctors quickly discovered that her heart was failing. They began working tirelessly to keep it pumping, but it was too weak to keep going without the help of machines. At just 31 years old, this vibrant, active, and seemingly healthy mother of two was told she needed a new heart to live.
For the most part I use my custom Infinit nutrition blend. Through the years I’ve worked with Infinit to create a couple of custom blends that I use for all my training and racing. For people that don’t know about Infinit Nutrition it’s basically customizable drink mix, you can take all the ingredients that the body needs to preform athletically, carbohydrates, protein, sugar, electrolytes and control how much of everything you want in that personal mix
Since 2012 Frank and Stacey DeJulius have owned and operated Fleet Feet Cincinnati. They have three locations and a devoted following with runners, walkers and triathletes alike. When COVID-19 hit, running stores were deemed non-essential. Stores all over the country were scrambling and trying creative ways to make ends meet. Frank's passion for his community, the sport and his customers, helped him weather the storm during these extremely difficult times.
Triathletes, or really endurance athletes in general, are a particular breed. We tend to be hyper-focused on the details and enjoy living a regimented and controlled lifestyle. Often though, life shows us that it has different plans. When Professional Triathlete Matt Russell was 8 years old, his mother was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Throughout the five years that she battled the disease, Matt learned many valuable lessons from her, including how important determination and carrying a positive attitude can be. Those lessons in determination and positivity were pulled to the ultimate test in 2017.
By now you’ve probably had a race that has either been postponed to a later date this fall or otherwise cancelled until next year's event. For me, 2020 was supposed to be an exciting year of racing as a member of the USA Paratriathlon National Team as a guide for blind triathlete Brad Snyder as we looked to qualify and race at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Just like the Olympics, the Paralympics were pushed back a year to 2021 along with most (potentially all) of the ITU races this year.
Picture this… your heart has been beating over 150 bpm for the last 2 hours, you’re fighting dehydration, it’s over 100 degrees, your appetite is low, and you feel your body and your brain starting to fade. Sound familiar? Now image all those things but stuffed inside the cramped, loud cabin of a race car.
The Ironman of IndyCar Joins Team INFINIT. Now racing for Chip Gnassi Racing, Tony tackled the 2020 racing season, driving the No. 14 car in five events with AJ Foyt Racing. Kanaan went into the 2020 season with a record 317 consecutive starts, including winning the 2013 Indianapolis 500. He’s not only “the Ironman” of IndyCar Racing, but Kanaan is also an Ironman triathlete, having even competed at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.