Webinar: Heat Prep for Cold Climate Athletes
Topic: Heat Prep for Cold Climate Athletes
In this webinar presentation, discover the science of the body's physiological response to heat. Learn how cold climate athletes who are non heat-acclimated can prepare themselves for hot races via the research-proven use of body cooling gear, heat acclimation strategies, hydration strategies, dietary supplements and food choices.
Ben Greenfield is recognized as one of the top fitness, triathlon, nutrition and metabolism experts in the nation. Ben coaches and trains individuals for weight loss, lean muscle gain, holistic wellness, and sports performance all over the world via online training from the website Pacific Elite Fitness. He also runs the Rock Star Triathlete Academy, which is the internet’s top school for learning the sport of triathlon and how to be a better triathlete.
From 2006-2009, Ben was Director of Sports Performance and managed the physiology and biomechanics laboratory at Champions Sports Medicine in Spokane, WA, offering metabolic-based weight loss, bicycle fitting, running gait analysis, swim stroke analysis, VO2 max testing, blood lactate testing, resting metabolic rate analysis, and other cutting-edge procedures for weight loss and performance. He is now a full time coach, trainer, nutritionist and author. He was voted in 2008 as the Personal Trainer of the Year, by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, an internationally recognized and respected certifying agency.
As a public speaker on fitness, nutrition, and training, Ben hosts one of the top ranked fitness podcasts in iTunes, the Get-Fit Guy, and has been a keynote lecturer at the Hawaii Ironman World Championships Medical Conference, the Coeur D’ Alene Ironman Medical Conference, USAT Art & Science of Coaching Symposium, Can-Fit-Pro Conference, Pilgrim’s Wellness Center Education Series, Fleet Feet Sports Endurance Sports Clinic and REI Nutrition Clinic. He sits on the board of directors for Tri-Fusion triathlon team, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and is the official coach for the YoungTri. As a triathlon coach and competitor, Ben competes at Ironman and Half-Ironman World Championships, holds a ranking as of USAT’s top ranked age grouper triathletes, and competes in 15-20 triathlons each year, both nationally and internationally.Sanctioning Status: USAT SANCTIONED
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jan. 31, 2013
Start Time: 1:00 PM MST
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