KSCA - Nutrition

스포츠 영약학

IOC Consensus Statement on Sports Nutrition 2010

Diet significantly influences athletic performance. All athletes should adopt specific nutritional strategies before, during and after training and competition to maximise their mental and physical performance. Evidence-based guidelines on the amount, composition, and timing of food intake have been defined to help athletes perform and train more effectively, with less risk of illness and injury.

Does Baking Soda Help Swimming?

A blog reader recently e-mailed me a question regarding ergogenic aides, specifically the affects of baking soda and swimming. First of all, thanks for sending the question and if anyone else has questions, let me have 'em: 이 이메일 주소가 스팸봇으로부터 보호됩니다. 확인하려면 자바스크립트 활성화가 필요합니다.. The use of baking soda has been discussed for years secondary to physiological common sense.

Research Review: Stess and Supplements Should Santa take Phosphatidylserine?
by Helen Kollias, January 9th, 2009.

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Aauugh! So much paperwork!
Many of you have heard that stress triggers your body to release cortisol, and that cortisol gives you your beer belly. Maybe that explains Santa Claus’ rotund physique. After all, if you had to meet the demands of hundreds of millions of children, deal with elvish labour issues, and wrangle several wild beasts in your annual commute, you’d probably be stressed out too.

Diet and Swimmers

In weight class sports (wrestling and boxing) extreme measures are taken to achieve specific weight classes. Large increases or decreases in weight can be harmful to the athlete. Luckily swimming is a sport where diets are rare (no pun). With every athlete I've assessed for weight loss, caloric intake and poor eating habits are the main issue.

A factor that is critical in the during / post-workout recovery plan is perhaps the most important. And that is rehydrating.

We all know that we sweat when we participate in sports or get some exercise. We sweat in order to remove heat from our bodies, but water is also consumed within the cell itself. When we break down fuels like carbohydrates, proteins and fats for energy, the body uses water in the process, specifically in the mitochondria. Half of the vitamins that the body uses are dissolved in water for transportation and utilization. In fact, water is used in most cellular processes in the body.