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Recovery

Supplement Guide to help you optimize your Recovery

Why is the Recovery Important?

The post-worktout period is especially important for sportspeople and athletes alike.

Getting a proper recovery is crucial if we want to progress as well as reduce the risk of injuring ourselves.

Recovery

The key points of a Recovery are:

  • Overcompensate the energy deposits
  • Regeneration and growth of muscle tissue
  • Rest for the Nervous System
  • Assimilate the Training

A sport and nutrition planning is fundamental if we want to achieve our objectives

The best supplements for the Recovery

Said supplements will not only improve your recovery. Moreover, they will also enhance your sport performance and increase the resistance of your muscles.

Some of these supplements are:

Carbohydrates

They will contribute to recharging the glycogen deposits which are spent after performing physical activities.

At the same time, depending on our strategy, we can take them during the workout.

Recovery Stack

There are different types:

Proteins

Additionally, proteins will contribute to meeting the individual protein requirements daily.

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They provide essential amino acids, which are key for the protein synthesis and, therefore, to start regeneration the muscle fibers.

Amino acids

The BCAA’s are specially important as well (a group made up by 3 amino acids: leucine, valine and isoleucine).

HMB is a leucine metabolite with important properties to enhance the recovery, especially if we are dealing with a lot of work and stress

Sport Drinks

They provide easy-to-absorb energy with mineral salts.

Endurance Athlete

They are mainly used by athletes, especially endurance athletes

Their main objective will be to support the athlete by recharging the energy after the effort. At the same time, they will provide mineral salts that will ensure a proper hydration.

Do you know what are the best Post-workout Supplements?

Tips for the Recovery

Tips to improve the recovery 

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I hope you will never experience something like this: dehydration. Although it may seem very unlikely to happen, it can happen to anyone really… What is Dehydration? It is a state of our body when there is a loss of water due to several factors. For example, sweating due to a long workout or hot environments, some type of disease …

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It is very well known in the sport world as a powerful anabolic substance. Therefore, it has a great effect on increasing the muscle mass What is the Growth Hormone? The growth hormone or GH is an anabolic hormone that is basically in charge of regenerating, producing and developing the body tissues. Moreover, it supports a healthy immune system response, …

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We have reached the post-workout and the first thing you have to do is wait… How long do we need to wait to take a post-workout shake? Wait between 30 and 60 minutes until you take a shake or meal… As we know, our body responds better to the nutrients we provide if it is in basal levels before absorbing …

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We could say that HMB is one of the supplements that has caused more expectation and controversy in the last few years Who is to blame? There are certain studies that show radical changes in terms of body composition such as: gaining 7kg of “muscle tissue” while losing 5kg of fat. Other studies show how HMB can preserve the muscle …

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We would not be able to survive without electrolytes. The body depends on electrolytes such as chloride, sodium, potassium and magnesium to keep the nerves healthy; for the functioning of the muscles; as well as to keep a liquid balance and the acid-base balance A properly balanced diet usually provides enough electrolytes. An electrolyte deficiency can be caused by a …

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Electrolyte drinks have a refreshing flavor and they are used to recover the fluid that has been lost after physical exercise and intense workouts, which is why they are the favorite drinks of athletes and sportspeople. This type of drinks provide liquid, and that are lost after physical activity. Therefore, they are an essential supplement for athletes and the best …

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Amino acids are present in proteins and, depending on their origin, we will get a different aminogram. Our organism breaks down proteins into amino acids to build and regenerate tissues Amino Acid Supplements When we talk about amino acids supplements sometimes we confuse them and relate them directly with the . So, we should not confuse them with the EAA’s …

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