Every year, university and college students assemble the checklist of items that they need to take advantage of the opportunities and experiences that higher education offers. New textbooks? Check. New laptop? Got it. But it takes more than supplies to ensure you have a successful year in school, both academically and socially. And the university/college environment can present health challenges, both physical and mental, even if you’re young and active. We’ve reviewed the science for the top daily habits as well as the vitamins and nutrients best suited to supplement the brain and overall health of students. For anyone heading
In the final post of our Marathon Series we examine how to optimize nutrition while in the training, competing, and recovery phases of endurance exercise.
I’m sorry, it has to be done, in order to understand why certain foods are best eaten at certain times I have to talk about the biochemistry of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. But we will make it short and sweet. Click on the image below for a full break down of what to eat and when to eat it.
Scientists have developed new technology that allows athletes to get personalised meal plans based on calculations of predicted glycemic response. These plans assess the specific genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors unique to individuals to help predict how their bodies use different sources of energy in order to optimize nutrition and reach their goals faster.
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