Injuries happen and nutrition is one of the methods to counter the negative impacts of an exercise-induced injury. Typically injury result in reduced activity and training. While some injuries are minor, such as a bruise or inflammation, others are much more debilitating such as a tear, broken bone, impingement, stress fracture or ruptured tendon. To … Continue reading Nutritional Support for Exercise-Induced Injuries
There are so many ways to loose weigh: fast & slow, simple and overly complicated, cool and “sexy” & long, boring... People find motivation from all sorts of things and reasons that are uniquely different for each individual. We are not going to explore the infinite world of weigh loss psychology, dietary restrictions or any … Continue reading Race Weight Cut
There are so many diets that promote incredible results with weight loss, muscle gain or overall well being. How many diets or different approaches have you tried in pursuit of your goals? How many times have you failed? Don't rely just on somebody's opinions or suggestions to eating. I encourage you to take proactive approach and learn what works and what doesn't, specifically with your body. Create your own "perfect" diet to live a long and healthy life.
As you already know, during exercise you lost a portion of electrolytes along with sweat. As you drink after the training, you increase the fluid levels in your body, which will lower electrolyte concentration even more. Natural foods, like fruits will replace nearly all the electrolytes, except sodium. Add two-three pinches of salt to your … Continue reading Hydration After
What we are trying to achieve here is to prevent more than a 2% drop in body weight caused by fluid loss (about 3 lbs (1.4 kg) of weight loss for 150 (68 kg) pound athlete). The two main goals of performance hydration is to: Improve calorie absorption by utilizing performance hydration as a "transporter"Maintain … Continue reading Hydration During
As I already mentioned in the introduction, starting a workout in dehydrated state will take you places you don't want to be in. As little as 1% of body weight decrease due to fluid loss will make you competitively disadvantaged and put you at greater health risk. Research shows that adequate hydration level prior physical … Continue reading Hydration Before