For our second instalment, we’re looking at how your metabolic rate changes in response to your calorie intake.
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In our first instalment of Dedication to Education, we’re looking at the calorie demands of getting smashed in rugby.
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.
If you’re an athlete who struggles with packing on muscle without gaining a tonne of body fat in the process, this article is exactly for you.
Nutrition is one of many methods used to improve rates of recovery from injury. During training or competition, injuries are inescapable
It is commonly believed that eating smaller, but more frequent meals will increase rates of fat loss when compared to a calorie matched diet that consists of eating fewer meals per day.