Eating before exercise

Eating before exercise

Carbohydrates are essential for peak athletic performance, as the body uses this nutrient more efficiently than fat or protein. When exercising the timing of carbohydrate intake is very important. Athletes should consume 1.0 to 4.0 g/kg of body weight one to four...

What is Tabata?

Tabata training is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout that lasts four minutes. It is an improved form of interval training, an exercise approach alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form...
The Goals of Deep-Tissue and Sports Massage

The Goals of Deep-Tissue and Sports Massage

Massage therapy is a treatment modality that involves the manual stimulation and manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. However, there are several massage types available depending upon a person’s health and goals for massage. Two common massage types that have...
High carb or not?

High carb or not?

A good diet filled with the right nutrients is an essential part of any exercise routine, but it’s especially important for endurance events like marathons or triathlons. Our ability to run, bicycle, swim and ski builds on the capacity of the body to extract energy...