Protein, especially supplements is always a hot topic amongst athletes wanting to; a) recover better from training and competition, and b) adapt better from their training to get bigger, fast and stronger.
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So, you’re looking for that 1% extra improvement in your performance…
So, you go to the gym and lift weights… You’ve just been lifting weights in the gym with the goal of increasing muscle mass and strength, this means that you’ve caused both mechanical and metabolic stress on the worked muscles.
Sleep; it takes up approximately a third of our lives, has important biological functions and processes such as endocrine function, learning, memory and cognition. It alters how the body works , and can be an athlete’s best friend, or worst enemy.
Perfecting a game day strategy to improve playing performance can have a profound effect on a rugby player – Especially when it comes to nutrition. With any nutrition strategy, there are many different ideas on how they can be successfully utilised and implemented to bring about the desired performance gains.
What you’ll get…
You’ve been dieting all week, you’re 100% compliant with your food choices and you are following the plan exactly. But then, the weekend comes along and all hell breaks loose and you eat everything in sight – Have you undone all your good work, or can this actually benefit you?
Competitive time trial rowing events are held over a 2000m straight line course, where completion of the course ranges from 5.5 to 7 minutes depending on individual event classification (Australian Institute of Sport, 2013).
This literature review aims to recognise nutrient-nutrient interactions and its possible implications in modulating protein synthesis, and hypertrophic responses to intensive type training.