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New amino acid formulation challenges traditional pre-workout supplements

By Hugh Dunstan | 10/03/2020

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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Amino acids and chronic fatigue syndrome

By Hugh Dunstan | 05/03/2020

Testimonial from Jo in South Australia: As a sufferer of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have found amino acids to be an essential part of my treatment regime. I have had many tests for amino acid levels in my urine and they have always shown I require them. Before regular supplementation I was bedridden, very fatigued…

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The thing to do to help fight infections: take amino acids

By Tim Roberts | 05/03/2020

Every day, your body is exposed to numerous viruses and bacteria which we loosely describe as germs. At some times of the year, the numbers of infectious organsims are increased and we are more likely to succumb to an infection. It is important to practice good hygiene and to give your body the best chance…

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OptimAAte amino acids improve performance and recovery

By Hugh Dunstan | 05/03/2020

  Stephen trains regularly at the gym and has been using the OptimAAte amino acids to enable himself to push harder and achieve better recovery. Stephen explains how taking these amino acids has led to great improvements in his performance and recovery from the exercise. The OptimAAte product contains those amino acids that we lose…

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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 can restore inner health and reduce fatigue

By Hugh Dunstan | 13/02/2020

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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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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Sweat in humans: males and females

By Hugh Dunstan | 03/12/2019

Athletes and workers in hot environments can lose 1 – 2L of fluid per hour through sweating dependent on factors such as: Type of exercise or work Exercise intensity Body type and size Female vs male Level of fitness Ambient temperature Workers in prolonged hot conditions can lose 12L per day and thus it is…

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Collagen and Soft Tissues

By Hugh Dunstan | 03/12/2019

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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Horsepower Feed Supplements Release InnovAAte Products

By InnovAAte Web Editor | 24/09/2019

Breakthrough Equine Exercise Recovery Product InnovAAte have teamed up with a western Sydney horse feed and supplement company to produce a world-first exercise-recovery product for horses. Hugh Dunstan, InovAAte’s CEO began researching how amino acids were lost in sweat during exercise in 2014. Together with Horsepower Feeds & Supplements, Hugh then developed a product to…

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