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Why Your Sports Drink Should Contain Antioxidants

Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/30/2021 to Performance Tip Of The Week
Why Your Sports Drink Should Contain Antioxidants
Accelerade was the first sports drink to combine carbohydrates and protein in a 4-1 ratio, electrolytes and antioxidants in a patented combination. The addition of antioxidants is essential because free radicals produced during exercise...

How To Prevent Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness

Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/24/2021 to Performance Tip Of The Week
How To Prevent Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness
Although the evidence for the benefits of recovery nutrition has been proven in many peer reviewed studies, we continue to learn more about the underlying science. The original research demonstrated that combining carbs and protein in a 4:1 ratio stimulated protein synthesis and repair following endurance exercise. These effects translated into enhanced endurance performance in a subsequent work out. 

What Causes Muscle Memory?

Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/10/2021 to Performance Tip Of The Week
What Causes Muscle Memory?
Every athlete is familiar with loss of muscle fitness following an extended break in training. It's called "detraining" or "deconditioning". It occurs rapidly. For aerobic athletes, after two weeks of no training there is a measurable drop in VO2max. After four weeks...

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