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ElectrAAte: Amino Acids and Electrolytes for cyclists

By Hugh Dunstan | 13/08/2020

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: Blogs, Testimonials and FAQ

By Hugh Dunstan | 11/08/2020

Blogs: We are pleased to report that we have published many InnovAAte blogs describing the applications of OptimAAte® and ElectrAAte® under the headings: Flus and Colds Science of Amino Acids General Health Supplementation Exercise and Recovery Fatigue InnovAAte Partners InnovAAte Customer Experience       You can access all of these on our blog page and…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Colds, Flu and Ill Health

By Tim Roberts | 11/08/2020

A good supply of amino acids is important to help the body fight infections and recover from colds, flu and ill health. We recover from infections by the action of our immune system which make trillions of specialised proteins that attack the viruses and bacteria. Production of these defensive proteins by the body needs large…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Hydration

By Hugh Dunstan | 10/08/2020

Maintaining good hydration is critical for good health and well-being. As little as a 3% loss of water from your body can lead to lack of energy, difficulty in concentrating, sub-optimal brain function and an overall loss of up to 50% decrease in personal performance. This would be equivalent to a 70Kg person losing about…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Sports and Exercise Recovery

By Hugh Dunstan | 10/08/2020

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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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Men’s Health and Well-being

By Tim Roberts | 10/08/2020

Men lose amino acids throughout the course of the day which need to be replenished to maintain good health and well-being. Whether you are swimming long distances or surfing for hours on end, you can still lose substantial quantities of fluid which involves losing amino acids. Amino acids are present on the skin as part…

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InnovAAte Amino Acids: Women’s health

By Margaret MacDonald | 10/08/2020

Women are susceptible to losing amino acids throughout the course of the day. Amino acids make up a big part of the natural moisturising fluids produced and released by the skin. They are very important to help keep the skin from drying out. When you swim or wash in water, amino acids are literally swept…

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OptimAAte Amino Acids vs Protein Supplements

By Hugh Dunstan | 06/08/2020

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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Develop your personalised hydration strategy

By Hugh Dunstan | 06/08/2020

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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ElectrAAte helps young gun surf longer – and kills hangovers!

By Hugh Dunstan | 03/08/2020

H.C. Newcastle August 2020: “I have been taking ElectrAAte by InnovAAte for several months now and I have found that I have been able to surf more regularly, and have longer sessions (up to 3 hours), with little to no fatigue. On top of this I haven’t gotten sick once this winter, whereas usually I…

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