The Optimal Rate of Weight Loss

Weight loss presents an interesting dilemma. When done appropriately, weight loss can result in improved body composition while maintaining or increasing performance [1]. However, when done inappropriately, weight loss can increase stress [2], impair muscle recovery and athletic performance [1-6], and can potentially result in more serious health complications [4, 6].

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Post-Exercise Nutrition 101

Not consuming the appropriate nutrition post-exercise can leave training gains on the table and impair exercise recovery. Is your post-exercise nutrition strategy bringing you closer to success or failure?

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