Day: September 10, 2021

How Antioxidants EffectAthletic Perfomance

Antioxidants are a hot topic in the sports nutrition world. Because they can reduce exercise-induced inflammation and strengthen the immune system, many athletes turn to supplements for an extra boost, but research is conflicted in that regard. By gaining some knowledge on antioxidants you can find the right balance to maximize performance. What Are Antioxidants? …

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Carbohydrates for Athletes 101

In the ketogenic diet craze era, there’s a plethora of misinformation regarding the total health benefits of carbohydrates as well as their necessity for optimal athletic performance. Whether you’re a CrossFit competitor, a boulderer, or a marathon runner, consuming carbohydrates will absolutely maximize your athletic potential. Dietary carbohydrates are actually not required by the body …

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The Top 3 Nutrition Mistakes Climbers Make At The Crag

01.       Avoid Meals Before Climbing To Be “Light” While a large meal immediately prior to exercise can make anyone feel sluggish, appropriately timing your food intake around exercise can improve your performance, especially if you’re climbing at your limit. Explosive moves are considered anaerobic activity, and thus require quick fuel (carbs) to fire optimally. Appropriately …

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