Last week we spoke about what to eat prior to exercise, this week we will focus on what things to eat after exercise. Post-exercise nutrition is important for the body to adapt to stresses of exercise and recover for next session. The three main aims for post-exercise nutrition are: Glycogen replenishment (CHO) Muscle repair and […]
Nutrition for Recovery: Pre-Exercise Last week we spoke about different recovery strategies to use after hard training sessions. The next couple of weeks will focus on nutritional strategies for pre and post exercise. This week we will focus on what to eat prior to exercise. Your last big meal should be consumed around 3-4 hours […]
Superfoods are classified as foods which are nutrient-dense, containing antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, fibre and healthy fats
Recovery techniques have become increasingly popular over the years. The AIS spent millions of dollars on their recovery centre which opened in 2005. The centre contains plunge pools, hot spas, showers, whirl pools and the list goes on. So what things can you do without having access to these world class facilities? Here are some strategies you can do at home:
I’m sure many of you are reading this thinking “What the hell! I would never run in bare feet. That’s impossible!”
Well, do you think they ran before there were shoes? Or did we wait until they were invented?
Ok, now that we have cleared that up, let’s get to it.
Yep you too could look as groovy these two foxes while training… Ok that’s got nothing to do with what this post is about. It’s about cardiovascular training and getting that little bit more out of yourself. The aim of cardiovascular training is to improve delivery of oxygen to working muscles.