Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sports Nutrition?
Sports nutrition is an area that constantly evolving and changing. It refers to nutritional strategies that can help improve athletic performance and recovery while also supporting their overall health and lifestyle goals.
Who should be using sports supplements?
Sports nutrition supplements can be used by anyone who is looking to improve their athletic performance and enhance their recovery. They can also be used to help with overall health and immune support.
Sports nutrition supplements can be tailored towards each athlete depending on the sport they play, the event they are participating and their training goals.
Why take sports supplements?
At Kinetica we always recommend a “food first” approach when it comes to nutrition. However, this is not always possibly due to time constraints. The use and convenience of sports supplements can play a role in helping you complete your event such as a marathon, support your strength goals and help you with your recovery so you are prepared for your next session.
For example, during a long-distance cycle, run or at half-time of a game, consuming an energy gel or energy powder is important for maintaining performance and preventing fatigue.
When they should be taking them?
Depending on the type of exercise, the intensity and the duration, sports nutrition supplements can used to as a strategy to improve sports performance before, during or post exercise.
Some products like Kinetica Energy Gels can be used before and during exercise to maintain glucose levels. Other products like whey protein can be consumed after exercise or over the course of the day to help hit your protein goals. A product like Kinetica Recovery is primarily used post exercise as it contains a blend of carbohydrates and protein which are important macronutrients for optimising recovery.
Different types of sports nutrition supplements.
There are many different types of sports nutrition supplements which can be beneficial for improving sports performance, help with recovery after intense exercise and support overall health and wellbeing.
Products like energy gels and energy powder can improve endurance performance and prevent fatigue. Other products like creatine can help increase strength and can also benefit sports when there are repeated bouts of high intensity sprints. Whey protein is important for the growth and repair of lean muscle and can also be used to support weight management goals.
Products that can be used to support health and wellbeing include Kinetica Vitamin D3, Kinetica Omega 3 and Kinetica Zinc Mag. These play an essential role in supporting the immune system, heart health and helping with sleep.
Why choose Kinetica?
Product quality and safety is very important to us at Kinetica. That is why we batch test our Kinetica products independently via Informed Sport. This means that there are no banned substances contained in our products. You can be guaranteed that all our products, every batch is tested to comply to WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) exacting standard, again, giving you the confidence to put your trust in Kinetica.