Protein Recommendations for Athletes Who Love Adventure Travel

Protein Recommendations for Athletes Who Love Adventure Travel

Ingestion of sufficient amounts of dietary protein is a fundamental prerequisite for muscle protein synthesis and maintenance of muscle mass and function. Protein recommendations for athletes is an important topic when we consider the controversy that surrounds protein intake for all active individuals. While some researchers have focused on the total daily intake of protein in relation to either strength or endurance, others note that protein requirements should take into consideration the training load and volume,…

When Should You Eat Carbs? – Adventure Sport Recommendations

When Should You Eat Carbs? – Adventure Sport Recommendations

When Should You Eat Carbs? What about carbohydrate timing and quantity? Should you eat carbs before, during, or after exercise? These questions are of the utmost importance to us as adventure sport athletes as we aim to perform at our very best during adventure sport vacations or as we effectively combine business with pleasure in paradise. In the absence of an adequate nutritional strategy, performance (and enjoyment) in our sport will suffer and we will fail to reap the…

Do Energy Drinks Enhance Performance? – A Synthesis of Scientific Studies

Do Energy Drinks Enhance Performance? – A Synthesis of Scientific Studies

Do energy drinks enhance performance ? This is a question asked by many athletes around the world who compete in a variety of physically and mentally orientated tasks within their chosen sport. Outside of sport, many people, particularly the youth, also consume energy drinks on a daily basis as a type of short-term mood enhancer. So, what about physical performance in sport? We all want to have the competitive edge, right? Do energy drinks enhance performance?…