It takes time for the person to re-hydrate. For athletes who exercise every day, fluid intake after exercise is crucial. You can use the best exercise equipment which you can find on WalkJogRun, but you will still need to hydrate just the same as when you are, for example, running. Water is a basic constituent… Read More
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
The ‘Power’ of An Energy Drink on Two Selected Sport Performance Activities
Research Paper Title Effect of Energy Drink Consumption on Power and Velocity of Selected Sport Performance Activities. Background Energy drinks comprise a multi-billion dollar market focused on younger, active and competitive individuals. Marketing includes claims of improved alertness and performance. The purpose of this study was to assess power (W) and velocity (m·s) of a… Read More
Liquid Gold: Fancy a Drink of Water?
Did you know you can buy a bottle of water from Harrods for £80 (US$99), an upmarket department store in London (The Economist, 2017). Premium water, i.e. bottled water selling for $1.30 or more per litre, is commonly referred to as ‘liquid gold’. “According to Zenith Global, a consulting firm, the global market has grown by 9% annually… Read More
It’s a No-brainer: Drinking to Thirst versus Drinking to Full
In the seemingly never-ending academic debate on drinking to thirst or drinking to full, there is some new research suggesting our brains can gently inform us when we have had enough. “THIS isn’t hard to swallow. Our body can influence the amount of fluid we put in our body by making it easier or more difficult to… Read More
Some Interesting Facts about the Fluids We Drink
“Fancy a drink? At some point today the answer will be yes. The average adult drinks about 1.7 litres of fluids a day: water, tea, coffee, soda, milk, fruit juice and more. But our ideas of what we should be drinking are clouded by urban myths, wishful thinking and dubious health claims. Time to mix in some fact.” (Adee et al.,… Read More
What Can Hypohydration (Per Se) Negatively Affect?
Research Paper Title Hypohydration per se Affects Mood States and Executive Cognitive Processing: Results from a Face-valid Model for Studying some Consequences of ‘Voluntary Dehydration’. Introduction There is limited literature on the effects of a deficit in body water on human cognitive function, with inconsistent and contradictory results. In his critical review of this area… Read More
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