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The Low Down on Hydration and Exercise

Water is crucial as it plays many important roles in the body including regulating body temperature and blood volume. Sweating is the body’s way of cooling itself down during exercise, but this results in body fluid loss. If this fluid loss is not replaced this can lead to dehydration. An increase in dehydration is linked […] Read more…

The role of antioxidants in athlete’s recovery

Antioxidants have been long praised for their health benefits in our daily diet, but they seem to be popping up in a lot of supplements and ergogenic aids. So below I discusses their role in recovery for athletes. Endurance athletes (those undertaking high volumes of aerobic training each week such as running, swimming, cycling etc.) […] Read more…