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Nutrition for the 24-Hour Athlete.™


Performance Supplementation For Athletes - Optimal performance of all the body’s systems can only be achieved when the cells are functioning at their peak.

What To Eat Before A Workout - A guide to what meals to eat before a workout

Nutrition before the race - What to eat the week before an endurance race? Which day to carbo load?

What To Eat After A Workout - Consuming protein with carbohydrate can improve recovery times.

Meal Plans For Athletes - Athletes are usually on a constant quest to craft the perfect meal plans to give them the winning edge during an athletic performance.

Increase Nitric Oxide Production - The benefits of increasing nitric oxide production.

Benefits of L Arginine - Supplements containing antioxidants and arginine may benefit sports performance for the over-50s. The combination supplement was associated with a 17 per cent increase in the anaerobic threshold

Sports Nutrition Meal Plans - Athletes on a constant quest to craft the perfect meal and nutrition plans to give them the winning edge.

The Benefits of BCAAs - How Branched Chain Amino Acids help with recovery

Nutrients For Speed - There are several nutrients that have been shown to be beneficial for the sprinter, runner, or other type of athlete seeking to increase speed.

Nutrition For Strength Training - The goals of athletes seeking to build strength are typically two fold: to build muscle while keeping body weight low.

Endurance Diet - A diet for endurance should center on complex carbohydrates, sufficient lean protein to repair muscles damaged by long runs or cycling workouts, along with the healthy fats.

Nutrition in Recovery - Recovery is the time when the body adapts to the eustress of physical training by developing new muscle mass and restoring the body’s glycogen levels.

Periodization Training Program - One of the basic tenants of Periodization Training Programs is realizing all exercise is futile if rest and recovery periods are not provided.

How To Lose Weight For Cycling - What is the best way for endurance athletes to lose weight?

Antioxidants for Athletic Performance - As oxygen usage increases, so too does the production of free radicals.

Comparing Sports Drinks - Isomatulose sugars produce a slower more constant energy release than glucose

Sources of Vitamin D - Do you get enough Vitamin D?

Glycemic Index - Take a look at low and glycemic index foods for sports

Study on Nutritional Supplements - Only 1 In 10 Get Their 5 A Day

Prevention of running injuries - No one ever got stronger during a workout; it is only after hard work that your fitness and injury prevention capacity evolves.


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