Sugar: good or bad after exercise?

Sugar: good or bad after exercise? There’s plenty of evidence that a high-sugar diet can come with some very damaging health risks. Too much added sugar has been linked to increased risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, reduced “good” cholesterol, inflammation, insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. But that doesn’t mean all sugar is bad or […]

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How do you use nutrients during an Ironman?

Triathlon is a sport that put together three different sport modalities: swimming, cycling and running, in that specific order. Although nowadays there are many different distances for this sport, the most challenging one is the Ironman. In Ironman the athletes are supposed to swim along 2.4 miles (or 3860 meters), ride along 112 miles (or 180 km) and run a […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Sports Recovery

To be successful in any sport activity, combinations of different factors are needed such as: genetic, perseverance, trainability, nutritional behaviors and appropriate rest. However not only high-performance athletes can be benefit from hours of sleep, the best way to rest and recover. In fact, any kind of individual will be benefit from an appropriate night of sleep. Exercise is a […]

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Research on Non-Professional CrossFit Athletes Taking Supreme Alpha Post Workout Recovery Supplements

Introduction Professional athletes use nutritional guidance and supplements to improve exercise performance and recovery. However, most of the time non-professional athletes do not pay attention to post workout recovery after their training session. Especially when the main goal of the exercise is not performance but to keep a healthy and active body or even to decrease the amount of body […]

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Glossary

Amino Acids: Are the building blocks of proteins. They are divided in essential (must be daily consumed) and non-essential (can be converted from the essential amino acids). Anabolic process: It’s a hormone and metabolic state that allows the body to absorb and store nutrients. With the right balance of carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, and water the body can be placed in […]

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