Endurance sports: Amino acids and electrolytes to support exercise and recovery

Endurance sport: the role of amino acids and electrolytes. I have been reading many posts from endurance sports where people report that they were feeling “pretty wasted” after their training or competition. This can include experiencing brain fog, trouble concentrating and of course muscles which are complaining loudly. I have spent more than 30 years…

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Did you know that swimmers sweat?

Even though you are in water, your body produces sweat as a natural response to keep your body cool while you are exercising. Obviously if you are training in a heated pool, you will produce more sweat than if you are swimming in the cooler waters of an ocean. The amount of sweat you generate…

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What sets InnovAAte apart?

The InnovAAte philosophy Simplicity InnovAAte strives to develop simple solutions using scientifically formulated products with pure amino acids and electrolyte ingredients. There are no complex proteins, carbohydrates, fats, herbal extracts or any other substances that are on TGA scheduled lists or he WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) list of banned substances. To achieve these goals, we…

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OptimAAte and ElectrAAte: Endorsement of concepts from a High Performance Coach

It is wonderful to see Australian made nutritional supplements that are backed by such strong scientific evidence. Sleep, nutrition and hydration are the three big keys for optimal sports performance.  In my previous experience as a professional strength & conditioning coach, through our hydration testing, I observed many athletes who were training dehydrated. For an…

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High Intensity Training – ElectrAAte Testimonial

As an F45 studio owner, I am regularly training at high intensity levels, usually 5-6 days per week. One of the challenges I face, both personally and as a studio owner, is being able to maintain muscle mass whilst on a calorie controlled nutrition plan designed for fat loss.       I decided to…

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ElectrAAte: Amino Acids and Electrolytes for cyclists

Testimonial from Trav who has been cycling at the Central Coast whilst using ElectrAAte (August 2020): I tend to cycle most days, sometimes just to work and back (20mins each way at pace) and often a few extra rides during the week of hour or more. (Haven’t raced this year but often get a race…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Sports and Exercise Recovery

When you are exercising or competing, you need a supply of amino acids to keep you going in your sport and ensure a good recovery from exercise. During the exercise, you cannot eat and, even if you could, the operation of the digestive system is much reduced because blood is diverted to the muscles to…

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How does the body provide amino acids to support exercise?

During exercise, the body breaks down some of its own proteins via a process called “catabolism”. This process releases the amino acids needed to support exercise and recovery. However, the main demand is only on six amino acids – this means that the other 14 are not needed in such high quantities and because they…

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