Our interview this week is with the Co-founder of iKOR Labs, Mark Fleming. We are going to get your questions answered about CBD. Why are endurance athletes using it? How are they using it? Is it legal? What benefits does it provide? Who's using it? How to take it?
Thanks to last week's guests, professional triathlete Timothy O'Donnell.
I'm very excited to bring you Mark Fleming and iKOR. When I first discovered iKOR, it was 2017 under the pre 2018 WADA and USADA rules and I honestly decided to not pursue this as a topic for the podcast. I researched the WADA and USADA sites. I researched the USAT position and at that time there was not a clear distinction between THC and CBD.
In January of 2018, CBD was removed from the WADA and USADA banned substance list. I got reconnected with Mark Fleming and Craig Sweeney at the Sansego camp here in Boulder. As we talked more and I tried it for myself, I have noticed an incredible difference in my recovery and reduced inflammation most of all. We'll talk more about the resources that we'll make available in the show notes, plus a letter from USADA to a recent athlete who uses iKOR, was on the podium, was tested and the letter from USADA addresses his disclosure of CBD usage and the results of his test declaring him clean from banned substances.
Let's get into the interview and talk more after.
More resources on CBD, USADA and WADA information, letter from USADA and more
YouTube Channel has new content and videos
- The Fave Product segment this week is going to be a YouTube video on the Mile High Endurance Channel
- eNRG Metabolic test is a video on the MHE Channel
Ironman TV on FB Live and IM Lake Placid and the Heather Jackson show
Breaking down the training and nutrition for Boulder 70.3
2800 Open water swim at Grant Ranch at race pace plus 70+ miles on Saturday;
Sweat rate of 36.9 oz/hr; consumption of 29.1 oz/hr; IF of .74; temp of 92 (note 83 degrees and IF of .91, sweat rate is 42.4
Kept up at 40 oz/hr for the first 2.5 hours, but then dropped to 20 oz/hr for the final 2
I started dehydrated at a SG of 1.020 and regressed to 1.030; the specific density of water would be 1.000. Ideally, urine specific gravity results will fall between 1.002 and 1.030 if your kidneys are functioning normally. Specific gravity results above 1.010 can indicate mild dehydration. The higher the number, the more dehydrated you may be.
- Bob Seebohar and eNRG Metabolic test; before and after data comparison; information on carbohydrate calorie in common products
- Key dates: test 1 June 6; test 2 July 26 (7 weeks)
- Metabolic exchange rate - the rate (running pace in this case) at which the runner starts burning more carbohydrate than fat
- Test 1 - 9:23 pace & HR of 151
- Test 2 - 8:27 pace & HR of 158
- Percent Carb/Fat
- Test 1 - 10:20 48/52; 9:50 49/51; 9:23 50/50
- Test 2 - 10:20 37/63; 9:50 40/60; 9:23 41/59
- Carb Calories per Hour
- Test 1 - 9:23 pace = 480; 8:34 pace = 591
- Test 2 - 9:23 pace = 352; 8:34 pace = 455
- Note that this was done over a 7 week period. If you are thinking that this is only something you can address in the off season, think again! If you have an A race in September or October, there's still time to learn more about your metabolic rates and do something about them. Anyone going to Kona and want to give themselves the ability to go faster on fewer carbs? Give Bob Seebohar a call. Seriously, go to eNRGperformance.com to learn more. I'll have the report on the site.
- Race Nutrition Implications in terms of calories per hour
- Before - Bike 135-177 (carbs) 269-296 (total) calories/hr - 1 scoop of Skratch has 80 calories; 2 bottles per hour to fuel (160) plus a Clif Shot 100 cal
- After - Bike 106-137 (carbs) 261-282 (total) calories/hr - 1.5 scoop of Skratch
- Here is some gram/calorie of carbohydrate for some common products
- Gatorade Endurance 22g/88c/140mg sodium
- Clif Shot 24g/96c/60mg
- Red Bull 29g/110c/105mg
- Skratch 20g/80c/310mg
- Banana 27g/105c/14mg
- 3 Clif Blocks 24g/96c/50mg
YouTube "Fave Products" https://youtu.be/-GTevYccw1Y
- Ryan Petry - 2nd overall at Haute Route Rockies. We'll be talking to him about he trained for the race and his race strategy.
- Matt Smith on swim workouts designed for specific training goals, swim form, common issues, etc.
- Cliff Simms - co-founder of Retul and now working with Specialized. We're going to talk to him about the 3D Retul technology and where the product roadmap is heading and how it can help you.
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