01/28/2020 | Nutrition for endurance athletes

Sports injury: a little help from your (nutrient) friends

In part one of this article, we explored the benefits – or otherwise – for athletes of manipulating dietary protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to accelerate recovery from injury. In part two, we investigate the potential benefits of vitamins, mineral and other micronutrients; can they help speed injury healing, and which nutrients are most effective? MORE

Recovery strategies

01/10/2020 | Recovery nutrition

Older athletes: don’t get sore, get faster!

All other things being equal, older athletes experience more post-exercise muscle soreness and take longer to recover. But as Peak Performance explains, applying knowledge from recent sport nutrition research could help masters athletes recover faster... MORE

Endurance Training

12/26/2019 | Endurance injuries and health

A new decade beckons: what have we learnt?

As we prepare to welcome in 2020 and a new decade, Peak Performance looks back at some of the most significant sports-science highlights from the past ten years. What did we learn, and how has this shaped the recommendations for best-practice training, recovery, health and nutrition? MORE

12/3/2019 | Other

Fat facts: going for the burn

The process of fat burning during exercise is well understood, but how can endurance athletes apply it easily and simply in practice? Peak Performance looks at the practicalities of maximizing fat burning to get or stay lean MORE

11/4/2019 | Overuse injuries

Cycling injury prevention: take a hands on approach

For most cyclists, the word ‘injury’ normally conjures up images of impacts sustained from collisions or knee and lower back injuries. However, the hand/handlebar interface can lead to chronic problems in the hand and wrist. Andrew Hamilton explains why, and looks at preventative steps MORE

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