What Makes FUTURELIFE® HIGH PROTEIN Smart food™ Ideal for Exercise Recovery?

Many people realise that they need to consume something after exercise, but there is often confusion as to what. A pure whey shake? A sports drink? Absolutely anything you can find in your fridge… Because you are starving! Exercise recovery nutrition is multifaceted and aims at returning your body to its pre-exercise state. This involves
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What You Need From Your Nutrition During Exercise

Endurance sporting events are becoming increasingly popular. Doing well, and recovering well in longer endurance events can be directly linked to good nutrition. EVERYDAY NUTRITION FOR ENDURANCE FUELING Energy The energy requirements of endurance athletes are higher than other athletes. Calorie requirements differ depending on an athlete’s gender, age, weight goals, and training programme.  Smaller
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What to Do If You Really Do Not Have Time To Exercise

FUTURELIFE® Fun Facts: Exercising increases the production of cells that are responsible for learning and memory.1 The more muscle mass you have, the more fat your body burns while resting.1 People exercising just 15 minutes per day have a 14% lower mortality risk than those who do not exercise.2 Secretaries only walk on average 2.7km
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Training Tips for Veteran and Master Runners.

The prognosis doesn’t look good. For an ageing runner, PB might as well stand for ‘premature baldness’ as much as ‘personal best.’ With every passing birthday, be prepared for a decline in speed, flexibility, strength, stride-length, power, energy and, perhaps not surprisingly, motivation. You are also likely to suffer more injuries and take longer to
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The basics of stretching

Stretches every runner should do. A little soreness after a run is inevitable, but you can minimise the “morning after” effect by walking for a few minutes and stretching after your run. In addition to improving flexibility, stretching flushes the muscles with blood and oxygen, which promotes recovery. At the very least, focus on these
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OMTOM NUTRITIONAL TIPS

Prone to stitches and cramps? Make sure that you follow these nutritional tips to minimise the risk: Make sure that you are adequately fuelled and hydrated before and during the race. Ensure that you allow 2-3 hours between your pre-exercise meal and the start of the race. Consume small amounts of fluid at every (or
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Hill Training Tips

by Nick Bester Some important factors about hill training. Incorporate long hill interval work at 80% of your max heart rate early in your base period for 6 weeks (early season) Start incorporating short speed sessions when sharpening up for a race. Any speed session done on a flat surface is demanding on the ligaments
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