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Should you have coffee post workout?

Many enjoy the caffeine in coffee as a morning pick-me-up or use products containing caffeine before working out to help boost their performance. But new research suggests that the caffeine in coffee may also have positive effects after training. These findings suggest that a post-workout coffee could be as beneficial to performance as pre-workout caffeine.…

Your Brain on Creatine

Creatine has long been in the spotlight for increased sports performance, but it’s now being recognized for having positive effects on brain function like cognition and memory. Supporting research has found creatine supplementation effective for vegetarians and the elderly. Levels of creatine are lower in vegetarians due to diet (creatine is found mostly in meat,…

Hydration & Electrolyte Balance for optimum performance

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60 percent water. The fluids we put in our bodies play an essential role to our energy production, how we feel, and ultimately, our level of performance. Continuously replenishing our electrolytes throughout the day is the most important step for enhanced energy, performance, healthy blood plasma volume, proper…

Why Athletes Shouldn’t be Afraid of Carbs

Many athletes get nervous when the scale goes up a pound the morning after a carbohydrate-rich meal. Those carbohydrates are being stored in muscle along with water. They may seem fattening because with each one gram of carbohydrate stored in your muscle, you also store about three grams of water. When you eat lots of…