Carb loading done faster?
We’re looking into a study here, published in the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal, which ventures into the intersection of high-intensity exercise and rapid carbohydrate loading. The question being asked is – “Does a combination of short, high-intensity workouts followed by a day of high-carbohydrate diet work as an effective carbohydrate loading […]
Endurance, Hydration, and the Role of Beer – Cheers to Recovery?
So, get this, a systematic review published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism goes out on a limb to check if beer might not be such a bad idea when it comes to endurance sports and recovery. For those who dig the quick and dirty: light beer might actually hold its […]
Exploring the Role of Protein in Muscle Recovery Post-Endurance Training
Protein plays a crucial role in muscle recovery post-endurance training. Endurance training can cause muscle damage and protein breakdown, which can lead to muscle soreness and fatigue. Consuming protein after exercise can help repair and rebuild muscle tissue, reduce muscle soreness, and improve overall recovery. In this article, we will explore the role of protein […]
How to train for first Ironman Triathlon
Training for your first Ironman Triathlon can be a daunting task, but with the right preparation and mindset, it is achievable. In this guide, we will provide you with some tips and advice on how to train for your first Ironman Triathlon. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or a beginner, these tips will help […]
Soy vs. Whey: Which Protein Powder is Right for You?
Essential amino acids (EAAs) contribute to the regulation of muscle synthesis. Whey protein, which contains a higher amount of these essential amino acids, can have a significant impact on muscle synthesis. However, currently, there is insufficient data on the effects of soy and whey protein supplements on body composition. The authors of a study published […]
How weight affects running pace?
Introduction Weight can have a significant impact on a runner’s pace. The more weight a runner carries, the more energy they need to expend to move their body forward. This can result in slower running times and increased fatigue. However, weight is just one of many factors that can affect running pace, and it is […]
Nutrition for Performance
How to eat to perform the best? What to eat to avoid stomach cramps? When to eat to avoid the wall? Nutrition is often underestimated, but it is really is another discipline in the sport of triathlon. Follow along with these essential nutrition tips from pre-exercise to recovery for performance and health. Image © Kylie […]