cycling

InnovAAte Inventor’s Experience: Recovering from a surprise bike-ride

By Margaret MacDonald / 15/09/2021 /

Just before covid set in in 2020, I was on a holiday in Mandurah, Western Australia, visiting my son who had organised a surprise bike riding expedition on Rottnest Island. “How’s your cycling these days, mum?” asked my son on the 5am drive up to the ferry across to Rottnest Island. “Non existent in the…

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OptimAAte and ElectrAAte: Endorsement of concepts from a High Performance Coach

By Hugh Dunstan / 10/03/2021 /

It is wonderful to see Australian made nutritional supplements that are backed by such strong scientific evidence. Nutrition and hydration are the three big keys for optimal sports performance.  In my previous experience as a professional strength & conditioning coach, through our hydration testing, I observed many athletes who were training dehydrated. For an athlete,…

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Which product for me? OptimAAte and ElectrAAte Amino Acids

By Hugh Dunstan / 28/08/2020 /

General use: OptimAAte® was designed to take daily to provide the high-demand amino acids for an active life-style and support those living in warm to hot climates. The formulation is based on research to counter the major losses through sweat and urine. ElectrAAte® was designed to replace the amino acids, electrolytes and fluid lost during…

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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: Sports and Training

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 primarily to maintain muscle mass. 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 provide much…

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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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