Performing Under Pressure From the Top of the World

Performing Under Pressure From the Top of the World

In our quest for ultimate performance we set out to find how the best of the best prepare for and perform in high-pressure situations. That's why we teamed up with Megaton athlete Jayson Simons-Jones to understand his mindset when it comes to performing under pressure. Jayson is an elite mountain guide (and bad-ass adventure photographer) who leads expeditions in some of the most remote locations and extreme conditions. If there's anyone who knows about performing under pressure, it's Jayson. So we asked him to share his perspective. Enjoy!

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Get SMART: How To Set Goals You'll Actually Keep

Get SMART: How To Set Goals You'll Actually Keep

What if we could be smarter about our goal setting? What if we could set goals in such a way that it made it difficult for us not to achieve them? Doing this could have a huge impact on our lives.

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Brew Guide: Maple Oat Milk Cold Brew Latte

Brew Guide: Maple Oat Milk Cold Brew Latte

We’ve got the personal recipe that our swimming champ, Conner Andrews, uses to dominate early sessions at the pool. But whether you are training in the swim lanes, on the track… or just grinding it out at the office… this cold brew recipe will get you seriously amped for whatever it is that you are about to do.

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Dominating The Holidays: Balancing Training, Travel, and Family

Dominating The Holidays: Balancing Training, Travel, and Family

If you are stuck in your childhood bedroom or a hotel room during the holidays, body weight exercises and resistance bands are your best bets. I always travel with resistance bands, and you can get a great workout even in the smallest rooms.

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How I Use Coffee To Maximize Race Day Performance: A Mini Case Study

How I Use Coffee To Maximize Race Day Performance: A Mini Case Study

I recently participated in the Invitational Triathlon (ITT) in Oahu, Hawaii. It was a two-day event that featured a time trial and three total triathlons. Here’s my day by day account of how I used caffeine to maximize my performance:

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The Expert’s Guide: 5 Fundamental Techniques to Improve Your Rock Climbing Strength

The Expert’s Guide: 5 Fundamental Techniques to Improve Your Rock Climbing Strength

Expert climber Bryan Woods provides five fundamental exercises to add to your weekly climbing routine that can give a boost to your Sport Climbing or Bouldering strength.

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Stephanie Garcia Steeple Chase High Performance Athlete Natural Energy

How to Prep the Body and Mind for Race day. Tips from Pro Steeplechaser Steph Garcia

Professional runner and Olympic hopeful, Stephanie Garcia, shares her training tips to perform at the highest level.

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Going the Distance with Ultra Endurance Champion Eve Rebennack

Going the Distance with Ultra Endurance Champion Eve Rebennack

An elite ultra-endurance athlete, Eve travels the country to dominate some of the most grueling races out there. Regularly running well over 100+ miles, Eve has perfected the art of training and pushing through the most stressful conditions.

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Recipe:

Recipe: "Brick Brew" to Fuel Your Endurance Training

Affectionately known as "Brick Brew" - we've taken cold brew to the next level by adding in a few extra twists for the additional energy that hours of endurance training demands.

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From Couch to 50K: How to Train Like an Elite Endurance Athlete with Coach Justin Kline

From Couch to 50K: How to Train Like an Elite Endurance Athlete with Coach Justin Kline

He is a normal guy that gets extraordinary results - and that’s what we are all about here at Megaton. When we saw what Justin is capable of we were blown away. We asked Justin “What’s the secret to training for races like an elite endurance athlete?”

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Addicted to 'Crack

Addicted to 'Crack" (Climbing) - Tips for Overcoming Fear with a Climber at her Pinnacle

Mercadi is the first to admit that falling is part of her sport. She’s fallen enough times to know the pain and respect the dangers of her profession. But she uses her experience of falling to make her stronger.

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Improve Endurance and Burn More Fat: The Science Behind Why Coffee is the Best Pre-Workout

Improve Endurance and Burn More Fat: The Science Behind Why Coffee is the Best Pre-Workout

Caffeine’s impact on athletic performance is well-studied by sports scientists. So today, we did some digging and brewed up the top reasons behind the science of HOW Megaton helps us dominate our workouts.

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