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Is Coconut Water a Sports Drink Substitute?

Is Coconut Water a Sports Drink Substitute?

Valerie 02/06/2016 0
There’s been a lot of hype in the sporting world that Coconut Water is a great sports drink substitute. Let’s check it out.?Coconut Water is the water from within the cavity of a coconut and is not coconut milk from the flesh. The water from young ...
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Electrolyte Drinks v's Gels

Electrolyte Drinks v's Gels

Valerie 02/06/2016 0
Recently gel sales have risen sharply and the single serve portions have proven popular. But are they as good as electrolyte drinks, and what are the pitfalls?  Carbohydrate Content Most modern sports drinks and gels contain multiple transportable ca...
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3 Easy Do's and Don'ts for Icing

3 Easy Do's and Don'ts for Icing

Valerie 02/06/2016 0
Using ice correctly can decrease pain and inflammation and speed up healing on a running injury. Ensure you are icing correctly otherwise you may damage surrounding muscle tissue. DON'T ice before you run Numbing a body part before running can block ...
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3 Strategies for Mentally Coping with a Running Injury

3 Strategies for Mentally Coping with a Running Injury

Valerie 02/06/2016 0
 It can be frustrating if injury stops you running, here are some 3 coping strategies that you can use to lift your spirits and keep you on a positive path:  1) Stay active.  Talk to your physio or doctor about what other forms of cross training you ...
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