Feeling the burn.
It can take the body up to three weeks to fully recover from the strain of running a marathon, so here’s some foods that are scientifically proven to help aid recovery.
Footballers freezing in the ocean post-match is a familiar sight, but does it work?
Does cold water immersion after training help recovery?
Think of it as a useful signal from your body.
It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement.
Chocolate milk is well supported by research as ticking all the boxes for an effective exercise recovery drink.
The decision to use protein supplements is based more on marketing claims than anything else. They offer few real performance benefits that an athlete’s normal diet isn’t already delivering.
Sweat is made up of water and minerals that are collectively known as electrolytes.
Sports drinks claiming to contain electrolytes have innundated stores in recent years. So what are electrolytes? Are they good? How can we best get them?
Typical sports nutrition guidelines advocate eating carbohydrate-rich food before, during and after exercise to maximise performance.
Carbohydrate-rich diets are often recommended as part of exercise regimes to promote recovery and maximise performance. But recent research suggesting such foods may not help exercise recovery and their…