Working out a Plan: Andrew Chak

Monday 08 December 2014

Watch as Recharge Rewards Contest winner Andrew Chak shares his workout routine in this short video, and find out how planning his workouts and sticking to a routine help him get the most out of each and every training session.

  

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Stress Fracture Nutrition: Prevention & Recovery

Stress Fracture Nutrition: Prevention & Recovery

Tuesday 05 August 2014

Abrupt increases in training duration, intensity and/or frequency of physical activity without adequate periods for rest and recovery can lead to micro cracks or stress fractures.  This is because the rate of bone healing or recovery is unable to keep up with the rate of breakdown that is caused by the repetitive stress placed upon it.  Proper recovery requires rest from intense training along with proper nutrition.

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Sport Nutrition for Injury Prevention

Sport Nutrition for Injury Prevention

Wednesday 02 July 2014

Sport related injuries can disrupt your workout program for weeks, months…or longer.  A proper training diet can help reduce your risk of sport related injuries no matter your current exercise program.  The following are dietary guidelines to support you and your active lifestyle.

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The Training Diet Leading Up to the Event: Practice What You Eat

Thursday 08 May 2014

Your day to day training diet leading up to an event is where you figure out what, when and how much you will eat and drink at the actual event.  The purpose is to understand how timing and combinations of foods and fluids work for YOU. The following goals and guidelines will help set you up for a successful and effective training diet.

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Sport Injury Prevention

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Pushing yourself to the limit to achieve your very best is what everyone strives for, but that can bring with it the potential danger of serious injuries. The best way to avoid harm remains the combination of proper technique, nutrition and training. Let’s look at some tips and strategies to stay safe and get the best results.

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