SPORT NUTRITION

When Innovation Hits a Wall

When Innovation Hits a Wall

by Richard Hiraga January 07, 2019

When I state that innovation hits a wall, I am speaking mainly from a nutritional point of view, and I don't mean it as a bad thing. I just wanted to offer my thoughts on a few current "trends" that have caught my eye and how I believe that less is sometimes more and innovation is being confused with some great marketing.

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kilocalories vs. calories

kilocalories vs. calories

by Jennifer Tetrick June 20, 2017

Understanding calories, kilocalories and kilojoules and why calorie source - fat, carbohydrate or protein - matters for athletic performance. GQ-6 is labeled to most accurately help athletes account for the calories they need.

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BCAAs and Why They Matter

BCAAs and Why They Matter

by Jennifer Tetrick February 01, 2017

How branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) support optimal athletic performance and recovery - before, during and after exercise.

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Electrolytes and Cramping

Electrolytes and Cramping

by Jennifer Tetrick October 17, 2016

Ever wonder why some say pickle juice can prevent cramping? Electrolytes help keep muscles firing, and are important for optimal workout hydration.

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