Inside the Edge – Ryan Lochte

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 …

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Are You Eating Enough?

“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?“.

Iron deficiency

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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