Eating & Drinking after Workouts

Nutrition requirements after exercise will depend on the type of workout performed, for example resistance training or cardiovascular training, the intensity of the workout, and the overall goals of the individual. Post-workout nutrition aims to promote optimum recovery between workouts and to maximise results. The three key principles of recovery nutrition are to: Refuel the… Read More

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The Krebs Cycle: Metabolic Reactions & Early Life

“A primeval version of the metabolic processes that all life uses to survive could have arisen spontaneously on Earth in the absence of enzymes, according to a new study. This suggests that key parts of metabolism are older than life itself and could have emerged easily on early Earth. Metabolism describes the complex network of chemical reactions that enable organisms… Read More

CFS/ME: Psychological Condition or Metabolic Dysfunction?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), affects approximately 250,000 people in the UK (Coghlan, 2017). Women are 2-4 times more likely to be affected than men and prevalence ranges between 0.2% and 2.6% of the population. However, varying definitions and classifications of ME/CFS have impacted on reporting and diagnosis of the condition.… Read More