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Protein intakes and timing

The Case for Quality Protein Supplements: Timing, Trauma and Quality To summarise the following article, The following considerations should be accounted for when considering protein intakes: 1) Timing is the most important determinant on sporting performance gains, rather than total intake. This highlights a useful role for supplementation. 2) Not all protein is equal: Protein quality determines the effect of protein 3) Sports where trauma, strength and endurance are considered in combination would theoretically increase protein demands further One of the major influences of protein metabolism is timing of dietary... 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