Nutrition & Training Adaptions Blog
Leading Australian sports nutrition researcher Louis Burke and her colleagues at the Australian Catholic University have recently published a new study showing performance improvements in well conditi...
A new study has challenged the commonly held notion that pre-exercise consumption of a high GI carbohydrate (i.e. maltodextrin) is more beneficial for performance than a lower GI carbohydrate (i.e. Pa...
The question of whether protein intake during exercise is beneficial for endurance performance has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. But as new studies have emerged, there is broad acceptanc...
Low Carb High Fat Blog
Athlete trains with low glycogen levels following a high-intensity session and low carb meal the evening prior.
1High-intensity interval session performed in evening/afternoon1
2This session is designed to deplete muscle glycogen2
3Follow HIIT session with low carb meal (<10g), eg eggs & bacon3
4The following morning perform a prolonged low-intensity session4
5This session must be performed in a fasted state (black coffee is fine)5
6Normal high carb meal permitted after fasted session6
"Although the nature of the training stimulus (i.e. intensity and duration) is important in determining how we respond to exercise training, the nutritional status of the muscle before, during and after exercise can be the dominant factor in enhancing or blunting training adaptations and competition performance”