Canadian Sport Institute Staff Pacific Staff Run Sodium Bicarbonate Pilot Project

During July, staff at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Victoria campus stepped forward as participants in a pilot project, examining the effect of sodium bicarbonate in athletes. The study was orchestrated locally by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Nutrition Lead Susan Boegman, in collaboration with Jason Siegler from Western Sydney University. The Institute’s Elissa Alairie, Lindsay Jennerich,…

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

TORONTO – Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.…

Trent Stellingwerff

Trent Stellingwerff on Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Sports

Click here to listen to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Director of Performance Solutions Trent Stellingwerff on Sigma Nutrition Radio. The podcast discusses: Nutritional considerations for the endurance athlete Nutrient metabolism and metabolic demands of endurance sport Why mitochondrial biogensis is king Carbohydrate periodization strategies and low glycogen availability training Training goals: performance vs. adaptations

Stefan Daniel

Funding Injection, New Home, New Training Centre Highlight Launch of a New Era for Triathlon Canada

Victoria, BC – The City of Victoria and 94 Forward delivered the ultimate house warming gift to Triathlon Canada in the form of a new National Performance Centre, along with a major financial injection into the national body’s high-performance program. The announcements come as Triathlon Canada begins a new era by officially taking up residence…