InnovAATing Blog

Keep up-to-date with InnovAAte research, applications and user experiences.

Newcastle University Rowing Club tests OptimAAte and ElectrAAte

By Hugh Dunstan | 16/07/2020

S.L (NUBC): Great products that have definitely been improving recovery. OptimAAte bakes in bread easy enough and ElectrAAte is great during training. Hugh is extremely knowledgeable and helpful which made the switch from other products super easy. The product is absolutely great, I love it in my bread, you can’t taste it at all, and…

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Weight training: JT describes her experience with OptimAAte

By Hugh Dunstan | 06/07/2020

  JT from Newcastle: I have been taking part in a 6 week challenge of intense weights training. It had finished over a week ago and challenge 2 resumed on Monday 29th July. My thighs and shoulders were aching from training and so I took OptimAAte to help with soreness and within a day I…

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InnovAAte Testimonials

By Hugh Dunstan | 06/04/2020

  June 2020: D.B. (Newcastle) great product, massively decreases my recovery times and overall level of fatigue after long runs or strenuous exercise May 2020:   N. S. (Newcastle): I have been using OptimAAte for a few weeks or so. In a non controlled test I feel that good things are happening. I feel better, less…

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Your body works as a protein factory to keep you in top health

By Hugh Dunstan | 25/03/2020

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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Testimonial: Amino acids support muscles for exercise and recovery

By Hugh Dunstan | 23/03/2020

Testimonial: It’s not often you know the designers and manufacturers of a product.  When InnovAAte came on the market with Tim  and Hugh at the helm, I knew I could trust the quality. I’ve been using OptimAAte  for months.  I started because I was feeling tired with sore muscles at the end of the day.…

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Hydration: replace fluid, amino acids and electrolytes

By Hugh Dunstan | 11/03/2020

Sweating is essential for cooling the body, but fluid is lost, meaning that maintaining 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 what you lose in sweat,…

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High Intensity Interval Training: Losses of fluid + electrolytes +amino acids

By Hugh Dunstan | 10/03/2020

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Training experience with OptimAAte

By Hugh Dunstan | 05/03/2020

  Stephen recounts his experiences with using OptimAAte for fitness-training.

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Hydration requires electrolytes + amino acids

By Hugh Dunstan | 14/02/2020

Summer weather can be extremely hot and present a challenge for maintaining good health – the key is to maintain good hydration. When you are working in the heat or exercising, you can lose litres of sweat every hour and hydration becomes important . You can easily lose litres of fluid just sitting and surviving…

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Amino Acids Horse Study

Horse sweat amino acids and supplements

By Hugh Dunstan | 05/12/2019

Horses can easily lose 3-5L of sweat during a training or exercise session under warm conditions. This is an important process of evaporative cooling but it also involves losses of electrolytes, proteins and amino acids. The need for replenishment of electrolytes due to losses in sweat has been known for many years and is well…

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