Author: Joel Young

The Food-Sleep connection

When it comes to metabolic health, sleep plays an unexpectedly powerful role. At the same time, our food choices also have a big impact on how we sleep — or don’t. BY LAINE BERGESON BECCO, FMCHC | MAY 2020 It’s obvious enough that our food choices influence our digestive and metabolic health. What’s less obvious […]

What does Nm mean on my bike? 

A few weeks ago, I was preparing for my first race of the new year. Having rode my bike all winter without cleaning or maintaining it, (which I do NOT recommend) I knew it needed some attention. As I was going over the bike, tightening each bolt, I inadvertently over tightened the screw on my […]

Open Water Swim Practices Start This Week

Hosted in conjunction with Jackie Miller, BritFit Personal Training & Coaching Back by popular demand, join us for our open water swim practices again in 2022. Practices will be held every other Wednesday throughout the year until October. With races right around the corner, hone your water entry, sighting, drafting, buoy turn skills, and more.  We’ll […]

Why Rotation is Important for the Triathlete

Why Rotation is Important for the Triathlete When one thinks of the three components of the triathlon, it’s easy to emphasize motions that target “forward motion.”  Running, biking, and swimming are sports that seem like the athlete moves in one direction, and as such we try to create a more streamlined looking posture in all three […]

Get to know North State Sport & Spine

Endurance Athletes…No Problem As sports chiropractors, we have the privilege of seeing many different kinds of athletes that vary all over in skill level.  The multisport athlete that presents to the clinic always offers a fun challenge due to the training requirements, biomechanics of the three sports, and volume management.  From the swim, we tend […]

Massage & Body Work for Triathletes

Research shows that massage therapy can decrease pain and perceived fatigue after intense muscular use, such as triathlon activities – especially in a high endurance capacity such as Ironman competition. Sports massage increases short-term flexibility and significantly reduces delayed-onset muscle soreness. It helps to maintain overall muscle health by identifying areas of tension, mobility issues, […]

Have a Plant

Have a Plant! Information provided by Produce For Better Health According to the American Gut Research project: By eating a variety of 30 plants per week, there is a greater diversity in Gut Microbial than eating just 10 different plants per week. Having a more diverse gut microbial availability offers a range of direct health […]

Paulette Conquering the USA

Meet Paulette. She recently joined the Carolina Multisports team and shared with me her ambitious goal of completing at least 1 endurance event/race in all 50 states! She has a great start having completed several marathons and other races. After moving to North Carolina, she discovered the sport of triathlon and joined our team to […]