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!

Collagen supplementation accelerates tendon injury healing in athletes

Collagen supplementation accelerates tendon injury healing in athletes

Athletes with a tendon injury may recover faster if they combine their rehabilitation program with supplementation with hydrolyzed collagens. That is evident form a small human study, that Australian sports scientists have published in Nutrients. The researchers studied the effect of Tendoforte, a Gelita product. As aging masters athletes we are all too aware of […]
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 weightlifters. It can be a valuable training tool for those exercising and running as well — 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 as hard as my body allows, […]
Glycine rejuvenates old cells

Glycine rejuvenates old cells

The dirt-cheap, simple amino acid glycine may be an anti-aging substance.  It seems that glycine reverses the aging process in connective tissue cells – and who knows, perhaps in other types of cells too. If after reading this, you want some Glycine, you can do so HERE Mitochondrial aging The Japanese were studying mitochondrial aging. […]
Calculate fat percentage using height and waist circumference

Calculate fat percentage using height and waist circumference

The RFM may replace the BMI. The RFM calculates fat percentage using waist circumference and body length. Weighing is not necessary. The days of the BMI are numbered, so it seems. Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles published a better method to determine how fat someone is: the RFM. If you use […]
Delay aging of the heart and blood vessels with Aronia

Delay aging of the heart and blood vessels with Aronia

Supplementation with aronia – in the form of aronia juice from the supermarket – keeps cholesterol balance and the walls of the blood vessels young as we age. Bulgarian researchers at the University of Plovdiv reached this conclusion after doing an animal study that was published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Aronia berries Aronia […]
Performance Enhancer – Alkaline Diet!

Performance Enhancer – Alkaline Diet!

After 4 days, an alkaline dietary pattern makes athletes sprint 2.3 percent faster. An alkaline diet may be an alternative for supplementation with sodium bicarbonate. For athletes, supplementation with sodium bicarbonate is an effective way to perform better during high-intensity exercise bouts. But sodium bicarbonate supplementation is not without gastrointestinal side effects, and frequent use […]
Fasting activates stem cells to regenerate tissues

Fasting activates stem cells to regenerate tissues

You Know me! I am a big fan of fasting for health and even improving sports performance. But fasting can also help regenerate Tissue! If during a period of fasting the body no longer uses glucose as fuel, and starts to use fatty acids instead, stem cells get an incentive to rejuvenate old and damaged […]

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