Post-Workout Recovery Meals
Post-Workout Recovery Meals by Peak Performance Effect of exercise Exercising burns up amino acids, glucose, and glycogen stored in the muscles. Upon completion, your muscles are more receptive to accepting nutrients that would restore and repair levels found in the muscles. In the first 30 minutes post exercise Scientific studies show that consuming a carbohydrate/protein
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Carbohydrate Metabolism Cross Country Training by: Scott Christensen Understanding and following proper nutritional protocol is crucial to the success of any athlete.  Human cells require nutrients ingested from outside of the body to provide an energy platform for muscle contractions, amino acids for synthesizing a wide variety of protein-based components, and micro-nutrients that provide a
Hydration and Carbohydrate Replacement
Hydration and Carbohydrate Replacement Cross Country Training by: Scott Christensen While distance runners should be concerned about fluid replacement every day that they are in training, the summer heat puts these concerns at the top of the list.  Like so many issues in sport training there is no shortage of anecdotal information about hydration, and