Problem: “Even though I feel great when I train, during an event my legs burn, and my lungs ache. I just can’t seem to take it up the notch I need to compete at a higher level.” Solution: EPO-BOOST™ Increases VO2max We’ve all been there: it’s halfway through your event and you’re sucking wind. Your legs are shaking, your head is pounding, and every second seems to drag on for eons. As you see your competitors fly by you, you wonder why you can’t seem to keep up the pace. What separates amateur and elite endurance athletes is VO2max – the capacity for taking in and...

Whether you are a runner, cyclist, triathlete, or an endurance athlete you need to train as fast as possible without hitting the wall from high levels of lactic acid in your blood. Elite athletes and coaches know that increasing lactate threshold is essential to success. There are several factors that can be modified to improve performance and endurance in athletes. VO2max, exercise economy, and lactate threshold are all factors that can be improved with training and nutritional supplementation. If you can improve your lactate threshold your race speeds will improve. This post will focus...

Running Fartlek Many runners are looking for new ways to spice up their workouts. One great way to add a twist to your longer runs is with a technique called fartlek. Fartlek is a Swedish word meaning “speed play.” In this post we’ll discuss what it means to fartlek run as well as provide a few sample workouts you can use in practice. Fartlek running is quite simple but very effective. Basically what you do is run at a normal tempo for a set duration of time and then increase the pace to a speed where you’re close to your lactic threshold or even above it. Generally fartlek runs are...

As you select your next running supplements, one of the things you should take into consideration is how they specifically help improve your overall ability to function at a higher level that will enhance your running ability. In other words, you need specific supplements that can enhance how the body performs on the track. One of the most widely recommended, and most effective, tools for running better are EPO Boost. Beyond a doubt, you want to select running supplements specifically designed to enhance EPO and to increase VO2 max. By doing this, you will see results in your numbers...

The other day I was asked by a curious consumer what exactly the “EPO” in EPO Boost® stood for. The answer is Erythropoietin, a peptide hormone that is produced naturally by our kidneys. EPO heads straight for the bone marrow, and increases the production of red blood cells (which is what bone marrow does for a living) and in turn carries oxygen to the body’s muscles. That’s a good thing, especially for athletes. When performing athletically, and you feel that insane, horrifying burn in your thighs or arms, this is the muscle screaming for oxygen and relief. Since we all know that...

BRL SPORTS NUTRITION CONGRATULATES MICHAEL COYNE, TEAM LEADER FOR EXPEDITION OUTREACH Cutting-Edge All-Natural Sport Supplements EPO Boost™, AltitudeRx, and TriFuel™™ will aid in success of Coyne's attempt to be the fastest person on Earth. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRL Sports Nutrition congratulates Michael Coyne, who holds the 'Official' World record for the highest altitude Luge run in Bolivia, and will be traveling to Iceland in August of 2013 to attempt to be the fastest person on Earth using an 'Alpine' Skeleton style sled. "We support Michael all the way" said Bob Gentile of BRL...