Get the best out your training

  Nutrition around the training has three important pillars: Timing: Timing is important to prevent stomach and intestinal complaints. Hydration: The failure to stay hydrated will have a negative effect on performance. Energy: To train one must have sufficient amounts energy. If you tank a car to drive 100km and you need to drive 200km you have a problem. Before training: The goal of nutrition before training is to be sufficiently hydrated and to have enough energy. A good hydration status can be achieved by drinking adequate amounts of water. It is better to drink too much than too little. […]

Why are protein shakes so popular?

Whey protein shakes are very popular in power sports. While it is important to consume adequate protein to build, maintain and recover muscle tissues, protein requirements can be easily achieved through a normal diet. So why everyone is paying so much for these products? Whey protein is the most common used protein in protein shakes. The advantage of a whey protein shake is that it is faster absorbed than any other protein and contains a high dose of BCAA, amino acids that are mainly found in the muscles. In other words you give your body the blocks it needs to […]