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Economic Matters – Weekly Newsletter – 308

Peak Performance Newsletter Peak Performance – Newsletter Issue Number: 308 June 26, 2017 Economic Matters   Back in the 19th century, British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli achieved lasting fame by initiating a wide range of legislation to improve educational opportunities and the life of working people. Disraeli was also a colourful character renowned for his […]

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Drowning in hydration advice

The past couple of weeks have seen our first taste of real summer weather, with temperatures climbing to nearly 30°C in the Scottish Highlands! While training in fine summer weather is undoubtedly more enjoyable than slogging through long, cold and dismal winter, it does bring its own challenges – the main one being to keep […]

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Risks of sauna-induced weight loss

Sauna-induced dehydration is an effective way for athletes competing in weight class events to lose weight rapidly before competition, according to a new study from Spain. However, female athletes may find the weight loss benefits cancelled out by a decrease in explosive power. Athletes competing in such events as weight-lifting, judo, karate, boxing, rowing and […]

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Midnight snacking may make athletes fatter

The later you stay up at night, the higher your risk of tacking on unwanted body fat. That’s the somewhat strange story which has emerged from recent research carried out in France. The new French studies were carried out because previous research had uncovered two startling facts: (1 ) When factory workers change from day […]

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Low-intensity workouts lead to weight loss

Low-intensity workouts lead to greater weight loss than high-intensity exercise that expends the same amount of overall energy, according to a new study carried out in Greece. Fourteen healthy premenopausal untrained women were divided into two equal groups, which exercised on a treadmill at either 45% or 72% of VO2max four times a week for […]

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