Achieve and maintain optimal training results with the right foods, eaten at the right time. Read on for a comprehensive guide to optimal nutrition when exercising.
Why, how much, what and when?
Carbohydrate needs are a widely discussed topic in the media. In times when myths are mixing with scientific knowledge, it is not surprising that many athletes remain unsure of the amount and kind of carbohydrate they need to support their training and optimize performance.
Caffeine is the most socially accepted and frequently used substance to enhance physical and mental performance. There are many myths around caffeine being addictive, dehydrating and bad for overall health. What’s the truth?
Athletes expend more energy than the average person and their body needs additional nutrients to build endurance and strength, and to recover from intense physical activity. Protein plays a critical role in their diet but how much is really necessary?
Ensuring that your body is provided with the right fluids is essential to perform properly. But what is the right sports beverage, how much should you drink and when?
Headed to the gym for a quick workout? Joining that yoga class after work? Many of us are working out for weight loss or maintenance but overestimating the amount of burnt calories through moderate exercise is all too common. Here are a few tips to prevent outeating your exercise.