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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InnovAAte Amino Acid Research reaches top 3 over last 12 months

The InnovAAte scientists published a key paper about how amino acids are used in the body. It has generated a lot of interest in the scientific community and it was one of the three most highly accessed papers over the last 12 months. The computer modelling showed that certain amino acids were utilised at much…

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New Roles for Red Blood Cells

A new role has been discovered for RBC (red blood cells) where they store and transport amino acids throughout the body. The results of this study will open up new areas of research into health, fitness and performance training. In a landmark paper published on the 23rd April, Hugh Dunstan and his team provide evidence…

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Collagen and Soft Tissues

Collagen is the most abundant group of structural proteins found in the body. Different types of collagen are found in numerous types of soft connective tissues including: Cartilage, ligaments and tendons Skin and muscle tissues Blood vessels Gastrointestinal tract Bones Evidence has emerged that the collagen turnover rates are higher for females than males. It…

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