The following is a discussion with Hugh Dunstan (InnovAAte Scientist) focusing on the principles behind how the OptiomAAte and ElectrAAte amino acids work for supporting exercise and recovery – and an explanation of why proteins don’t make the cut. Why doesn’t taking protein supplements help during exercise? When you are exercising, your digestive capacity is…

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Hydration: Whether you are working out, competing, training or working in a hot environment, you need to know how much fluid to replace and replenish electrolytes and amino acids. 1. Work out how much fluid you lose during a workday or exercise session. This can be estimated by measuring your body mass before and after…

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Your body continuously removes old proteins and produces new proteins to keep you in top working order. This process is called “Protein Turnover” and involves the daily breakdown of old and damaged proteins and the manufacture of new proteins. Why does this happen? It allows the body to regulate what proteins are ready for use…

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How can amino acid supplementation help to improve general health and vitality? People have busy life-styles with family/work commitments and many constantly suffer fatigue. The body utilises primary amino acids at very fast rates and replenishment of these amino acids could help restore inner health and reduce fatigue. The secret is to know which amino…

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