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Sleep your way to better performance
Nick Tiller presents six evidence-driven but seldom practised methods by which athletes can promote the anabolic process to maximise training adaptation, promote recovery and improve athletic performance.
The importance of recovery for sportsmen and women of all disciplines
Losing too much fluid will not only mean that you can’t physically perform as well, but that you can’t think and make decisions as well either.
Evidence suggests that resistance training is an excellent alternative method of rehabilitating non-specific back pain
Wearing the right clothing keeps us cool, warm, dry, aerodynamic and comfortable!
Breakfast is vital for helping your metabolic and energy-producing processes swing into action
Antioxidant nutrition is one of changing consensus among scientists and confusion among athletes and coaches.
Specific nutritional practices can prevent overtraining and accelerate exercise recovery
The importance of sports nutrition and how to make the perfect recovery drink
When injury strikes, one aspect of recovery that is often overlooked is nutrition
Running places specific demands on the body, which lead to structural and functional adaptations
Optimizing recovery periods for maximum strength and power gains
Recovery periods involving low-level activity are more beneficial than passive resting
Caffeine and leg muscle pain
Recovery training is vital for achieving maximal physiological adaptation as well as for reducing the risk of illness and injury
As Tour de France legend Lance Armstrong says "Recovery is the name of the game… whoever recovers the fastest does the best"
What all athletes need to know about pain relief medication
Recovery training: active recovery (light exercise) is recommended over passive (resting) recovery for the removal of lactate
Recovery training decreases fatigue, accelerates physiological regeneration, enhances adaptation and decreases the risk of injury
The need to consume protein and carbohydrates after exercise has become the central plank of most post-exercise recovery strategies
Hydrotherapy: Don't pour cold water over hydrotherapy
Can antioxidants help reduce post-exercise soreness?
Creatine and recovery intervals
How do you know when you're at risk of overtraining? It's a simple matter of how well you feel, sleep and eat
Fluid Replacement: Regular topping-up is far more than a matter of just quenching thirst.
Recovery training: increasing your speed of recovery will ensure your training is progressively expanded
Strenuous training must be balanced optimally with rest and recovery in order to reach the mountain-top.
Tapering your training is a key factor in recovering from heavy training and preparing for competition
Why fast, exponential decay beats step reduction when preparing for a peak performance