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Got what it takes to be a pro athlete? Take the test…

Have you got what it takes to make a career out of training and competing in your chosen sport? Take the test…

Elite Athlete or Average Joe?

1. Are you regularly placing in the events that you enter, including age group classes?

2. Do you spend a high proportion of your spare time training or racing?

3. Do you spend a significant portion of your spare cash on performance kit or race entries?

4. Does your commitment to your sport sometimes create family conflicts?

5. Does your level of performance-related fatigue ever impact on other parts of your life?

Post workout nutrition – part 2

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In part 1 we discussed the importance of post workout nutrition.  In part 2 we will look at the ‘what and when’ in more detail.

Availability of nutrients is vitally important and strongly influences the glucose and amino acid transportation and delivery.  Having the right nutrients in our bodies helps us to rebuild and recover from exercise, even just having the nutrients available can signal to our bodies that it is time to repair.

Post workout nutrition – part 1

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We all know that what you eat is important… but when you eat it is just as important.  This is especially true when it comes to our post workout nutrition.

So just what is post workout nutrition?

Well it is basically all about our understanding of how the body deals with different nutrients post exercise.  Eating certain nutrients after exercise (post workout) can help improve your body composition, performance and recovery.

Pink Lady Smoothie

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This weeks #MagicMonday smoothie recipe is the Pink Lady featuring both James Greenwell of proto-col and Samantha Murray, the new World Pentathlon Champion and 2012 Olympic Silver medalist winner.

Watch James interview Samantha Murray about her winning the Pentathlon World Championship title in Warsaw last month and her preparation for qualification for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.

Road to Recovery smoothie


Today’s #MagicMonday smoothie recipe is brought to you by team proto-col athlete Harry Lane. Harry’s Road to Recovery smoothie is a great post exercise top-up.

Watch how to make this nutritional smoothie by heading over to our YouTube Channel