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athletes nutrition

17/05/2018
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Fuelling the difference for Endurance Events

One of the fantastic things about working with Kinetica Sports Nutrition is the interaction you get to have with so many incredible athletes and nutrition experts. It seems like a shame to waste so much collective wisdom so we have decided to pass on what they have taught us in terms of tips for preparing for endurance events. Do Of course, it is obvious, but do train – there is no such thing as cramming for an endurance event. It takes time and patience to prepare – if it was... Read More

23/04/2018
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Ireland’s Top 10 Cycling Sportives

With the fine weather starting, at Kinetica HQ we are looking forward to a long summer of great endurance events. To get started we have put together our top 10 list of cycling sportives in Ireland over the next few months. Totally subjective of course – we would be interested in hearing your thoughts? How many are you planning to tick off the list? Do you think we omitted any stand out rides? In no particular order here are our top 10. The Ring of Kerry Cycle – www.ringofkerrycyle.ie. 35... Read More

20/09/2016
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BCAA Hydro Fuel: What are BCAA’s?

Branched-chain amino acids or BCAAs are three of the nine essential amino acids. They are ‘essential’ because they must be consumed through one’s diet as your body does not produce them, while the remaining eleven amino acids can be synthesised within the body. Leucine, isoleucine and valine are the three BCAAs and can be consumed from a variety of protein rich foods and drinks, as well being available as a BCAA supplement. Animal proteins and some plant based proteins are classified as ‘complete proteins’ meaning they contain all nine essential... Read More

22/07/2016
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Great British Athlete | Desiree Henry | Kinetica Sports

Desiree Henry represents Great Britain as a 100m and 200m sprinter. Learn all about the latest addition to Team Kinetica and her journey. Name: Desiree Henry 20 From: London, England Occupation: 100m & 200m sprinter About 100m & 200m track sprint: The 100m & 200m sprint races are considered two of the most exciting track and field events. Although the races are indeed quite short, there are years of hard work and dedication that each athlete puts in to ensure that when their moment on the track arrives, it does... Read More

Tea and Chocolate for Athletes

GREEN TEA Many of us like a cuppa through the day. Apart from knowing that you should try to limit your sugar consumption, and, arguably, use skimmed-milk in your tea, many of us give no more thought as to whether the tea we drink has any consequences for our health. Read on my friends and be enlightened …… Green Tea comes in many guises, mainly from the East. Chinese and Japanese green teas have similar benefits. Green tea is just black tea without the fermentation process. Black tea (what most... Read More