Nutrition

Nutrition for master athletes

Masters Nutrition

Eating for performance as we got older is different to when we was younger!

I want to know what is best to keep the weight off as I age and also improve my performance, that could be through the use of a very good nutrition plan  (diet or supplements), it doesn’t matter! I want to know what affect and what benefit as well the negatives! Nutrition!

Grape Seed Extract protect muscles during extreme training

Grape Seed Extract protect muscles during extreme training

Now as Masters Athletes we are very familiar with the notion, hard work pays off.  And sometime we do tend to push ourselves very hard. I talk all the time about the requirements of recovery and making sure we look after ourselves. And I am a strong proponent of using supplements and nutrition to aid […]
More muscles in old age thanks to curcumin

More muscles in old age thanks to curcumin

As we get older which as Masters Athletes is part of the game, your body loses more and more muscle mass. Initially that decay of the muscle tissue is so slow it is hardly noticed, but year after year that declining process runs that little bit faster than the previous one. Researchers have found that […]
Caffeine among Olympic athletes increases from 2004 to 2015

Caffeine among Olympic athletes increases from 2004 to 2015

Below is a superb study on caffeine use in sport at the elite level, so generally athletes younger than oursleves, under 35. This study is a view since WADA removed caffeine from the controls list way back in 2004.  The figures quoted below for “allowed” are huge and of course we as masters athletes need […]
Athletes with injured tendons recover faster with Collagen

Athletes with injured tendons recover faster with Collagen

Athletes with a injured tendon (i.e. most Masters Athletes ever!) could recover faster if they combine their rehab and back to sport program with supplements in the form of hydrolysed collagen. That was the result form a small human study, that sports scientists have come up with.  As ageing masters athletes we are all too aware […]
10 grams of glycine per day makes your joints stronger

10 grams of glycine per day makes your joints stronger

As a Masters Athlete trying my best in Track and Field aiming for the championships I’m putting my body through hell daily.  And I always looking for ways I can help my body handles the stresses, and so…. Supplementation with 10 grams of glycine per day makes your joints stronger. I have discussed Glycine before […]
Bio-Synergy Ambassador

Bio-Synergy Ambassador

Well, its good to see that as a Master Athlete there are still some companies out there that recognise the effort and work that we do! I have become an official part of the Bio-Synergy team #TeamBioSynergy #MakeItHappen as an ambassador to the brand and supplements that they produce. I have used Bio Synergy on […]
Guide to protein requirements for running and training

Guide to protein requirements for running and training

Supplementing your protein intake isn’t just for the strong weightlifters. It can be a valuable training tool for those exercising and running as well especially for Masters Athletes — if you use it correctly and consume the right kind of protein in the correct quantities. Masters Athletes need more protein! I personally like to train […]
Glycine rejuvenates our Masters Athletes ageing cells

Glycine rejuvenates our Masters Athletes ageing cells

The ultra dirt-cheap and widely available, simple amino acid glycine may be the ultimate supplement for Masters Athletes as an anti-ageing substance.  It seems from research that glycine is able to reverses the ageing process in connective tissue cells – and who knows, suggestions indicate in other types of cells too. If after reading this, […]
No More BMI to calculate fat levels – Use height and waist circumference

No More BMI to calculate fat levels – Use height and waist circumference

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles published what they believe to be a much easier method of calculating health and fat levels.  No more use of the BMI as standard measure! BMI The BMI has been a stalwart measurement in society of a persons physical size and general Health, being able to […]

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