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At Science in Sport, our focus is the quality & performance of all we do, to help our athletes achieve their goals. Click the sections below to discover more about what we do, what drives us, and the people behind the brand.
everything we do is fuelled by science
Lindsey Polin
Cesar Villalba
Jes Woods
Matt Meyer
Max Polin
Brittany Tempest
Lindsey Polin

Lindsay is a health education specialist and sport psychology consultant based out of Monterey, CA. She's been racing bikes for almost two decades after transitioning from distance running to road cycling when sidelined by injuries in college, and picked up cyclocross a few years later to blend the best of both worlds. Her goals for the next year include a full NorCal cyclocross season, lining up for at least one road stage race, and seeking out two-wheeled adventure as often as possible.

Favorite Science in Sport product: it's a toss-up between the Cherry Go Gels and Chocolate ReGo.

Favorite Pre-Race Meal: Oatmeal with brown sugar and cinnamon a few hours before, and a Science in Sport caffeinated Go Gel about a half hour before start time.

One tip/trick for other athletes: Take the time to figure out what works best for your body and performance goals!

Cesar Villalba

I'm a Fashion Designer in NYC racing triathlons and training all over the world. Ive been living here in NY for the past 5 years, qualifying for 4 ironman 70.3 world championships and now on the chase to Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. I discovered Science in Sport through the Isotonic Gels and it is probably still my favorite product. My favorite Pre-race meal its a cinnamon raisin bagel with peanut butter and a touch of chocolate always with a good espresso. I've got two tips for you, ALWAYS re-fuel right after your workout and if its in the morning add half can of cold brew coffee to your Rego Chocolate.

Jes Woods

Jessica bleeds black and gold, born and raised in the Steel City, Pittsburgh, PA. She has a background in both Materials Science Engineering from Carnegie Mellon and Broadcast Operations and Engineering from NBCUniversal, and always had a passion for sport. Jessica's running resume spans the distance between the length of a triple jump runway to the Vermont 100 miler. Her first passion was track and field where she spent 9 years as a triple jumper and has since transitioned to the world of ultrarunning, completing 14 ultra marathons since 2012. She coaches at Mile High Run Club and manages the Flywheel Sports Chelsea Studio. In addition to Studio duties, she coaches for Nike+ Run Club, inspiring and challenging those running with NRC since Fall 2012. She has coached first time runners, influencers, and high profile athletes like Cynthia Erivo to her first Half Marathon (and everything in between).

Her primary goal for this season is to complete another 100 miler on the Western States 100 qualifying list, so she is heading to Mountain Lakes 100 this September. With two-a-day training runs and races through the night, caffeine is the name of the game, so the GO Hydro + Caffeine Cola tablets and GO Caffeine shot are her all time favorite Science in Sport products.

Pre-race, Jes likes to keep it simple with a plain bagel + peanut butter, banana, and Cola GO electrolyte drink. Post-race is another story refueling on nothing but donuts, pizza (and Chocolate Rapid REGO Recovery of course). One tip/trick that she recommends pre-race is to stick to your routine and pre-run rituals. If you usually have a cup of cold brew before your run, don't stop on race day. Routine can help establish a sense of order and calm the nerves. One final pro tip: try refrigerating your Science in Sport energy gels as a bonus chilly treat to look forward to before or during your race.

Matt Meyer

Hey all, my name is Matthew Meyer. I'm a runner from the best city in the world, New York City! I work as a personal trainer and run coach out here and love what I'm doing. This season I've got some big goals: training to go sub 1:15 in the half, sub 2:40 in the full marathon, and stay HEALTHY the whole time.

My go-to Science in Sport product has got to be Rego Rapid Recovery. With my crazy schedule, I'm always going, which makes recovery difficult. But I've always got Rego in my bag to make that recovery as smooth as possible so I can jump into the next workout.

When it comes to pre-race meals, simple is always best. I usually have toast with peanut butter, honey and half a banana. Washing it all down with some Go Electrolyte.

For a tip or trick, find something powerful you can tell yourself when you're struggling in the middle of a hard workout. Not only are we working our bodies in training, but we're building our mental grit. When I'm deep in the pain cave and feel like I'm failing, I rely on my positive mindset to pull me through.

Max Polin

I am a road cyclist who also dabbles in off-road gravel and cyclocross events. Some cyclists swear that it should be the other way around, however, for me nothing replaces the speed found on the open road. My hopes and goals for each season are to revisit the races in which I've wanted a better result and to visit new events to keep bike racing interesting. Science in Sport has been there as my go-to training fuel for the past two seasons, and the ReGo line accelerates recovery and helps me rehydrate after each ride.

My favorite pre-race meal is a fruit smoothie and a cup of black coffee.

A trick that I would recommend to other athletes is experiment in the kitchen with Science in Sport products. You can freeze the gels to make popsicles, mix flavors of the electrolyte drinks, and even the ReGo.

Brittany Tempest

I didn't consider myself an athlete growing up, but a move to Chicago reignited my love of running and soon I found myself as both a marathoner and indoor cycling instructor. I work in digital marketing 9-5, as an Indoor Cycling Instructor outside of that, and a fitness blogger in whatever time is left. I'm looking forward to completing the Chicago Marathon in 2018 in a slightly faster time than last year and, most importantly, finishing it injury free. I'm also looking forward to expanding my indoor cycling career.

My two favorite Science in Sport products (since I couldn't pick just one!) are the Overnight Protein and the Cherry Go Energy Gels. Since I run fasted, I eat an early, large dinner the night before usually consisting of pasta, butter, salt, pepper, chicken and a veggie or two! Simple, quick, filling and carb heavy. The morning of my races, I'll eat something small (like a Go Energy Bar) ahead of any distance longer than 15 miles and I take a Cherry gel both before I start AND during a run or race. If you are battling anxiety or have a sensitive stomach, I highly recommend giving fasted running a shot, and letting the Go Energy Gels supply your race morning carbs! It's not for everyone, but it's helped me tremendously.