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.
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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.
Low carbohydrate dieting for sporting performance was popularised in the 1980s with the aim of enhancing fat usage during exercise, in return sparing muscle glycogen and improving exercise performance.
Confusion often surrounds the need to consume protein immediately post training – Conflicting research data, anecdotal evidence and personal beliefs lead to many misconceptions and assumptions with regards to nutrient timing and it’s hierarchy of importance for inducing muscle hypertrophy.
From gaining muscle, losing body fat, choosing the right diet and spot reducing; these are the questions that frequently get asked. So, I thought it would be a good idea to put hand to keyboard and answer them for you.