Recovery nutrition

Refuelling and rebuilding muscle tissue after training and racing is vital for future performance. This section looks at the latest research on the theory and practice of maximising your recovery.

Which whey to go? How to choose the right...

in Nutrition for endurance athletes, Recovery nutrition, Recovery strategies, Supplements, Weight management

The importance of post-exercise recovery cannot be overstated. If you can recover faster, you can train harder again sooner. And over time, this means getting bigger fitness gains, and with less chance of illness or injury. In recent years, sports nutritionists have come to understand that as well as carbohydrate and fluid, post-exercise protein is... MORE

A morning cuppa for recovery

in Nutrition for endurance athletes, Recovery nutrition, Supplements

Unlike many sports supplements on the market, caffeine has been rigorously tested and proven to improve endurance performance – especially during longer events. By stimulating the central nervous system, caffeine can fight fatigue, which helps maintain performance during the later stages of exercise. In recent years, caffeine has been further investigated, and studies suggest that... MORE

Better living through chemistry?

in Other, Recovery nutrition

In 1996, Fatboy Slim released his debut album, ‘Better Living Through Chemistry’. It’s certainly true that modern Chemistry has given as a wonderful array of new materials and compounds, which have profoundly benefited lives all around the globe. Moreover, advances in our understanding of food chemistry and technology means that today’s athletes now have access... MORE


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