Month: September 2022

Nutrients for Post-Exercise Recovery

September 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Info

The blog posts Post-Exercise Nutrition and Nourishment During the Window of Opportunity describe how physical activity, particularly high-intensity, strenuous or prolonged exercise produces exercise-induced muscle damage and creates a need for carbohydrates and protein to be replenished. There are many supplements aimed at and consumed by athletes ...

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Nourishment During the Window of Opportunity

September 16th, 2022 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Post-Exercise Nutrition you’ll know that during and shortly after exercise your muscles are open to absorbing nutrients that can stimulate muscle repair, growth and strength. Some refer to this phenomenon as the window of opportunity. Ideally the body needs to be replenished within 2 hours of ...

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Post-Exercise Nutrition

September 9th, 2022 | Posted in Info

We are all aware of the many health benefits of exercise. However, exercise, especially strenuous, high intensity, or prolonged exercise causes stress on the body; it may cause damage to muscles, wear and tear on the joints, increased free radical production, and an inflammatory response. Symptoms may include muscle soreness, aches and pains, ...

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