THE ABC OF POST EXERCISE NUTRITION The post exercise meal is of crucial importance. The reason being, that it helps your body to recovery and improves your ability to train consistently. The three main aims of post exercise nutrition are (A) return the body to pre exercise levels of hydration, (B) restore glycogen levels (source of energy most used for exercise) and (C) aid muscle repair and growth.
(A) Hydration - The first priority after exercise is to replace any fluid a
Yoga in short Three intensive months spent studying and practicing yoga in Rishikesh in Northern India opened my eyes to the true potential yoga has to improve our lives. Yoga is much more than striking a nice pose, rather it is a vast subject which outlines methods that can help integrate the body and mind. Taken as a whole the subject can be quite intimidating as it seems to conflict with many aspects of our modern lives. Fortunately, in the subject of yoga there are many a
To eat or not to eat?
Your alarm bursts into life announcing the ungodly hour of 6 a.m. After some deliberation and bickering with the snooze button you eventually clamber out bed. You dare not be late for your training; the problem is you’re hungry, it's been 12 hours since you've last eaten and you're wondering should I eat and if so, then what should I eat?
The simple answer is you should eat; if you run very low on muscle and liver glycogen (the body's storage of car