Vitamin D – The Winter Vitamin - Get Tested! Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is currently the subject of intense medical research due its many health-promoting benefits. It is produced in the body when ultraviolet rays from the sun … Continue reading
Recently, an article published in the Toronto Star discussed whether the average person should be taking a multi-vitamin to improve their health. Click here to read article.
Nutrient timing is becoming a new buzzword in exercise and sports nutrition. It describes consuming specific types of macronutrients – such as simple carbohydrates – at specific times in order to enhance their impact on performance and recovery. These critical … Continue reading
Long hours in the gym, intense rides on the road, or hard endurance runs can dramatically deplete your immune system over time, a condition known as immuno-depression. Athletes and active people are much more prone to immune-depression or low immune … Continue reading
Leucine, isoleucine and valine are a group of three essential amino acids known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAA). Essential amino acids – like BCAA’s - are classified as such because the body cannot make them on its own and therefore … Continue reading
Your body’s ‘fight or flight’ sympathetic nervous system is constantly being taxed by hectic work schedules and intense training regimes. This ‘fight or flight’ adrenaline kick makes your heart pump faster, slows digestion, increases blood flow to muscles, and gives … Continue reading