Matt’s wry sense of humor and practice of speaking his mind may be the most motivating training tool in his bag. But when combined with his pillars of performance: Endurance, Nutrition, Strength and Recovery, he and his team at purplepatch fitness are able to help athletes attain exceptional heights…including multiple Ironman Champion titles. The founder and CEO of purplepatch fitness, Matt is an exercise physiologist, elite-level coach and former professional triathlete who sees hydration as a critical part of the nutrition equation. "Hydration enables you to recover faster, it enables you to perform better during a session so you get fitter, stronger, faster."
Matt’s training lexicon started to get so rich, his team has captured them in the “Dixon-ary”—here are a few of our favorites…
Look for Matt’s contributions in publications like Triathlete Magazine, Lava Magazine, Outside Magazine and Triathlete Europe. And when we hear of a new addition to the Dixon-ary, we’ll be sure to share. For more about Matt and to learn more about how hydration can improve your performance, visit www.purplepatchfitness.com.
Matt Dixon covers the basic steps to recovery following a race so you can truly optimize your performance for the next adventure.
Matt Dixon is a highly sought after triathlete coach, resource in the fitness and endurance community and a great asset to CamelBak as one of our hydration advisors.
Matt Dixon explains why it is of value to hydrate during training and races, how to put his suggestions into practice, as well as how to avoid common mistakes.
Matt Dixon examines the critical role of hydration in performance and recovery during high-level endurance sports.
When we exercise we naturally get dehydrated while, at the same time, we have to deal with a rising core temperature due to the heat created by work performed. Hydration is critical in preventing early onset of fatigue while maximizing the body's cooling capability.
Calories in drinks are a leading issue with obesity in the U.S., but endurance athletes are forcing these types of drinks in during almost every session. What should you do?