OptimAAte and ElectrAAte: Endorsement 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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Running: ElectrAAte testimonial for reducing cramps and stitches

It’s only been a couple of weeks since I’ve started taking ElectrAAte, a blend of amino acids and electrolytes, and preliminary results are in … For the last week I’ve woken up before my alarm clock every morning feeling refreshed and ready to go. A long time runner, I’ve always been plagued by stitches but…

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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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Hydration: replace fluid, amino acids and electrolytes

Sweating is essential for cooling the body, but the process loses fluid and hydration is critical. Sweating also helps remove some waste products generated by the body. But did you know that you also lose electrolytes and amino acids when you sweat? To achieve hydration, you need to replenish fluid, electrolytes and amino acids to…

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New amino acid formulation challenges traditional pre-workout supplements

The new OptimAAte® amino acid formulation provides the amino acids that are needed for exercise when the body needs them. This new generation product challenges the traditional pre-workout supplements that take a “shotgun” approach to nutrient support for exercise by including multiple components. These old-style  compositions include energy metabolites and plant extracts in the hope…

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