Refreshing Recovery Smoothies

Refreshing Recovery Smoothies

Refreshing Recovery Smoothies Get a jump-start on your post-exercise recovery with one of these recovery smoothies. Smoothies made right are ideal for recovery because they deliver a great combo of carbs and protein and fluids that cover the three Rs of recovery:...
35 Snacks for Athletes

35 Snacks for Athletes

35 Snacks for Athletes We often hear athletes declare that they’re hungry. For some it could be hourly, while for others it’s only close to meal times. Because athletes typically have more muscle mass than inactive individuals, they tend to have a high metabolism,...
Rower’s Fuel – Nutrition Basics for Rowers

Rower’s Fuel – Nutrition Basics for Rowers

Rower’s Fuel – Nutrition Basics for Rowers Editor’s comments: This article first appeared as Diet for Rowers by Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D., on LiveStrong.com. It is a great primer for the caloric and nutritional needs of rowers of all levels. Simple,...
The Art of Recovery: Part ll

The Art of Recovery: Part ll

The Art of Recovery: Part II By Sam Loch May 25, 2011 Hot/Cold Recovery Similar to active recovery, hot/cold recovery is used to flush blood into the muscles and move lactic acid out of the bloodstream. At the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport) we have a...
The Art of Recovery – Part I

The Art of Recovery – Part I

The Art of Recovery: Part I This is an article from the Concept2 website by Olympic rower Sam Loch on May 24, 2011. Editor’s comment: I really like the specificity of the author’s recommendations and hope you find them useful in your training this winter....