Recovery

Solving Curcumin

Solving Curcumin

SOLVING CURCUMIN How HALO’s patented formula translates curcumin’s benefits from the lab to the real worldINTRODUCTION In the previous blog post on the curcuminoids in HALO, Dr. Bucci laid out the research proving that curcumin works. However, he ended...

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Proving Curcumin

Proving Curcumin

PROVING CURCUMIN The latest research on one of HALO’s key ingredientsINTRODUCTION Due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions, Curcumin has long promised stunningly powerful effects against all sorts of maladies; however, popular messaging...

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Cold & Flu Season Tips For Endurance Athletes

Cold & Flu Season Tips For Endurance Athletes

COLD & FLU SEASON TIPS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES PLP summary: Illness is a fact of life in winter, but scientific research provides tools to help avoid it or limit risk. It’s that time of year again. After all the traveling, gathering, and celebrating...

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Dr. Tommy Puzey’s Recovery Recipe

Dr. Tommy Puzey’s Recovery Recipe

RECOVERY One of the most common types of questions I get is regarding RECOVERY – especially after big races, or between races stacked closely together. Throw in travel and that can make recovery even more complicated. Rather than continuing my attempts to respond to...

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Beta Glucan Improves Performance & Recovery

Beta Glucan Improves Performance & Recovery

by Dr. Donald Cox “Run faster, jump higher, get stronger” is the mantra of many serious athletes focused on improving performance. In terms of supplementation, athletes have traditionally relied on products that build muscle, fuel endurance and aid recovery as an...

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Ultragen: The Science Of Endurance Recovery

Ultragen: The Science Of Endurance Recovery

It takes more than just protein and carbohydrates to fuel finely tuned athletes. Ultragen is the first endurance formula to deliver all components necessary for complete recovery in one spoon-mixable and great tasting drink. Ultragen  is a complete recovery...

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How To Avoid Cramping, Bonking, And GI Distress

How To Avoid Cramping, Bonking, And GI Distress

Endurance athletes often struggle with fueling strategies.  Balancing the consumption of calories, electrolytes and water can be difficult, and many athletes use a concoction of different products from different companies to try and maximize the consumption of...

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IRONMAN Guru Mark Allen’s Insight On Inflammation

IRONMAN Guru Mark Allen’s Insight On Inflammation

By Mark Allen I was a triathlete by trade, but was brought up in an environment that was very scientific and physiology-oriented by education. My degree from UC San Diego was in Biology with an emphasis on microbiology. In other words, I entered the sport of...

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Special Tips On Using Ultragen

Special Tips On Using Ultragen

Why should I use Ultragen? How does Ultragen work? What is the 30-minute glycogen window of opportunity? When should I use take Ultragen? What kind of proteins are in Ultragen? Why don’t you use soy protein? What are high-glycemic carbohydrates and why are they...

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How Can Iron Effect Endurance and Performance?

By Bob Seebohar MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS The body has approximately 3.5-4.5 grams of stored iron.  About two-thirds of this is found in hemoglobin and the rest is distributed in the liver, spleen and bone marrow with small amounts in myoglobin. Iron has many functions in...

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How to use Ultragen

How to use Ultragen

Every ingredient and component of Ultragen is engineered to be absorbed within the critical thirty-minute glycogen window.  Unlike whey protein concentrate or soy protein, Ultragen's hydrolyzed and isolate whey proteins are very small di and tri-peptide molecules that...

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When should I use a post-exercise drink?

When should I use a post-exercise drink?

If you just finished a race, and you’re going out for pizza do you still need a post-exercise drink right there at the finish line?  Does it matter that you wait till later for the pizza?  Or should you have a post-exercise drink now?  Don’t answer that question yet. ...

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