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    Concordance, one of the sponsors from Vevey Natation, featured our team in the January edition (click on link to get PDF verison) of their company news magazine.


Most of you probably heard by now that Ryan Lochte is a sponsored by Gatorade and shot a commercial for their new G Series products. “A freak among freaks…”, watch the video, lots of good stuff for swim fans!


The Power of Protein

Lately, I have been asked quite a bit about the importance of protein in ones diet. I did some research to complement what I already knew and thought I post a quick note about my findings. There are two different types of protein to improve performance, whey and soy. Whey protein is absorbed quickly to satisfy immediate nutritional needs while soy protein absorbs at a slower rate for sustained benefits.

B vitamins help break down proteins and fat for energy and lean muscle nourishment. They are also essential for metabolism in nearly every cell in the body, from the brain to the muscular system. A wide variety of minerals are also required for functions such as maintaining healthy bones, nervous system support and muscle contractions.

To sum it up, yes, proteins are important for your diet but if your a high performance athlete you’ll have to rely on multiple and most important clean supplements.

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    “Food intake” is an important part of every athletes daily schedule. But are you eating enough? How many meals a day should you plan each day? Nathan Jendrick answers these exact same questions on his latest nutrition “Are You Eating Enough?“.

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    Did you still not find the perfect pre-workout snack that will power you through a full practice? Then Nathan Jendrick’s latest column entitled “Pre-Workout Nutrition” will help you to get behind the secret of pre-workout snacking.

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    Nathan Jendrick explains one of Thunderbolt’s ingredients in more depth. Read why Tyrosine is one of only four ingredients for Thunderbolt in his second post “Time for Tyrosine“.

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    Nathan Jendrick, the newest addition to the Race Club staff, published his first column explaining the supplement Thunderbolt. I did try it myself and couldn’t agree more with Nathan. Find out why Thunderbolt is unique by reading “Thunderbolt: Effective Simplicity” and if you like purchase some for your own.


Iron deficiency

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Columns

I bring this to you because I experienced iron deficiency myself and think that this article provides a pretty much complete overview of the topic. We all need it, but do we get enough? Iron deficiency is the most common mineral deficiency in the world and can affect your active lifestyle as well as your everyday life.

As it is essential for physical activity, a major function of iron is to carry oxygen to the cells all over the body. When you’re even slightly depleted on iron, it takes you more effort to do the same amount of physical activity than if your iron stores were full.

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