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!

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 old cells

Glycine rejuvenates old cells

The ultra dirt-cheap, simple amino acid glycine may be the ultimate as an anti-aging substance.  It seems that glycine is able to 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 ageing […]
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 beloved BMI are numbered, or so it seems. Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles published what the believe to be a better method to determine how fat […]
Delay aging of the heart and blood vessels with Aronia

Delay aging of the heart and blood vessels with Aronia

Athletes who supplement with aronia – in the form of aronia juice from any supermarket – keeps cholesterol balance and the walls of the blood vessels young as we age. Researchers from Bulgaria at the University of Plovdiv reached this conclusion after doing a study that was published within the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. […]

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