Today, we’re looking at glutamine’s protective role for endurance athletes. Approx. 30-65% of marathon runners/triathletes experience some kind of gut distress, ranging from nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and the sudden urge to not shit yourself. Agree? When training starts, blood flow gets redirected from the gut to the working muscles as they have a higher
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Ep. 44 – Dedication to Education: Water Loading for Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Boxing and Martial Arts
Today we’re doing a deep dive into a commonly used method to ‘make weight’ for weight category sports such as boxing, MMA, weightlifting and powerlifting. Enter, the WATER LOAD. To my knowledge, there’s only one study to date looking at the effectiveness of this, however almost all weight making athletes have used or have heard
This week, we’re doing a deep dive into the 30 hour nitrate load. Beetroot, the ever so popular, yet soil tasting vegetable is very high in the compound nitrate. When nitrates are consumed and converted in the body to nitrite and nitric oxide, can improve high intensity performance under anaerobic conditions. In other words, when
This week, we’re looking at every rugby players favourite recovery beverage…the drink. Now, it’s no secret that a rugby player likes a beer or two straight after a game, on the bus journey home and at the bar after. But, how many tins can a player sink before recovery hits the fan? Well, in true #D2EW style,
This week is for those who have nighttime games or events and simply can’t sleep well after.
Today, we’re looking at the toolbox you have at your disposal. With every performance defect, we have a tool that can fix it.
This week, we’re answering the question, ‘Why Can’t I lose body fat on a 1,000kcal diet?’
This week, we’re looking at why some protein sources are still anabolic, even at very low amounts.
We’ve covered the awesome effects of caffeine numerous times, but have you ever thought about spitting it back out once you’ve taken a sip?
This week, we do a deep dive into one of the MOST EFFECTIVE supplements available. But, for some reason, nobody knows about.
Today, we’re looking at how packing on muscle skyrockets your metabolic rate. I’m sure you’ve heard this quote, right? ‘For every pound of muscle you gain, you need to consume an extra 50-100 calories per day’
CBD oil: A very important update for PRO athletes.
I’m sure you’ve heard this saying at some point? ‘You shouldn’t diet hard and lose weight fast as you’ll rebound and regain all the weighty you’ve lost’
Today we answer the question; what exactly happens when we eat too much protein?
Sit back, grab a cold one because it’s story time. This week we’re winding back the clocks to feature the successful therapeutic fast of 382 days’ duration (Stewart and Fleming, 1973).