Sport-nutrition

THERE WAS A TIME… when getting a little extra protein involved tossing back raw eggs a la Rocky Balboa. Even if you could stomach the texture, there was always the very real threat of food poisoning. Thankfully, those days are long gone. In the past two decades, proteins have become much safer and more convenient. …

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BEET

Introduction to Beet Root The beet root phenomenon sweeping the world can be attributed to the 2012 Olympics; which saw thousands of endurance athletes of almost all types adopt this blood-red “sweet dirt” as a natural performance booster. A 2012 article published in the Huffington Post, noted that beet root is an unlikely performance-enhancing ‘drug1. …

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HOW TO CONSUME YOUR PROTEIN

FOUR WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PROTEIN PREPARATION EASY: 1. For most people, a simple blender will easily mix your protein within seconds. 2. Many proteins can also be assimilated in liquids easily with a spoon, though it will take you a little longer. 3. Whey protein and milk are very compatible for easy mixing, though …

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HERE’S A SUGGESTED TIMELINE OF HOW YOU CAN EFFECTIVELY SCHEDULE YOUR SUPPLEMENT CONSUMPTION THROUGHOUT YOUR DAY. ON THIS PARTICULAR DAY, YOU’LL PERFORM A WEIGHT-TRAINING WORKOUT IN THE EARLY EVENING. SAMPLE DAILY CONSUMPTION 8:00am Breakfast 10:30am L-Glutamine serving 12:00pm Lunch 3:00pm Creatine serving 5:30pm Dinner 6:30pm Pre-Workout serving 7:00pm WORKOUT 8:00pm BCAAs serving (immediately post-workout) 8:30pm Protein …

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SUPPLEMENT

Here are some key considerations to make the most of your supplementation: SUPPLEMENT DOS Do consult a physician prior to beginning a workout program; if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, speak with your doctor before consuming supplements. Do take your supplements as directed and on a regular basis. Do be patient in building long-term, lasting results …

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BCAAs consumption

BCAAs consumption Branched-chain amino acids [bcaas) are identified as the essential amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine. they are sold separately from protein and other aminos because of their powerful effects on muscle protein synthesis. the bcaa leucine, in particular, has a significant influence on the preservation and growth of muscle and is known as …

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What L-Glutamine Powder Can Do L-Glutamine is a building block of protein and the most abundant free amino acid in your body. It is produced in your muscles and is distributed through the bloodstream to organs that need it. l-glutamine also provides one third of the nitrogen needed by your body, which helps healing and …

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One of the most “work” sports supplements – this creatine After protein, creatine is one of the most popular supplements on the market and is the undisputed champ for improving performance in the gym. Creatine is a substance found in your muscle cells, and about 95% of all creatine in your body is found in …

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A pre-workout drink contains several ingredients, which in basic terms, helps improve the quality of your workout. some pre-workouts contain creatine which helps to improve strength in repetitive bouts of brief, highly-intense physical activities. others may include caffeine which helps to relieve fatigue and promote endurance. some have ingredients which combine these two potential effects. …

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FOUR WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PROTEIN PREPARATION EASY: 1. For most people, a simple blender will easily mix your protein within seconds. 2. Many proteins can also be assimilated in liquids easily with a spoon, though it will take you a little longer. 3. Whey protein and milk are very compatible for easy mixing, though …

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