Dedication to Education
This week we’re going back in time with more of a narrative than actual recommendations. But, for a very good reason as we’re looking at some invaluable history of dieting from one landmark study that answered so many questions; They Starved So That Others Be Better Fed: The Minnesota Starvation Experiment.
The human body consists of 50-70% water. Predictably, it would make sense that fluid intake is undoubtedly important, however is often very overlooked by both the athletic and general population.
BACKED BY SCIENCE: The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Athletes to Shred Body Fat without Sacrificing Performance
If you’re an athlete who wants to shred body fat to become better at your sport, this article is just for you.
During a typical training week, a recreational athlete may train from five hours all the way to the elite of fifteen hours plus. Within that week, athletes will most likely consume on average 35 meals and snacks combined, totalling 1,820 eating occasions every single year.
Gut issues, or gastrointestinal (GI) distress is a common and recurring issue amongst athletes participating in sport and exercise. The prevalence of such problems can interfere with performance to such an extent that it will either impair or cause in-completion of an event or exercise session.
BACKED BY SCIENCE: Nutrition Strategies for Concurrent Training – The Science of Getting Fit and Jacked
Concurrent training is a form of periodisation that involves the combination of both endurance and resistance exercise to bring about favourable adaptations to build muscle, strength alongside improving cardiovascular fitness.
One on the most received messages as an athlete is to consume carbohydrates, pre, during and post exercise to aid with adequate fuelling, support athletic performance and optimise rates of recovery.
It’s evident that most people can lose body fat to some degree, however many fail to continue their progress and achieve their end and desired goal.
Skipping breakfast; portrayed by many as ‘unhealthy’ due to breakfast being coined as the most important meal of the day.