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SUMMER WORKOUT AND CARBOHYDRATE SUPPLEMENTS

SUMMER WORKOUT AND CARBOHYDRATE SUPPLEMENTS

All this while, we have been told to hydrate ourselves during and after our workouts, but did you know that just water isn’t enough? Read on to find out why you need carbohydrate supplements. Hello Summertime! With summer approaching, the heat is awaiting us! This means, more sweat, more electrolyte depletion, and you guessed it, exhaustion during workouts! How do you properly fuel and hydrate your workouts to combat this exhaustion you ask? Well, we have the answers here at Ten Performance. First, I want to dive into carbs – the proper name being carbohydrates. When we breakdown the word...

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OUR BEST KEPT SECRET…THE RECOVER LINE OF PRODUCTS IS A GREAT SOURCE OF COLLAGEN!

OUR BEST KEPT SECRET…THE RECOVER LINE OF PRODUCTS IS A GREAT SOURCE OF COLLAGEN!

As we age, the collagen production in our body reduces causing our skin to sag and muscles to lose tone. Read on to find out why collagen is so important and discover which is the best collagen supplement for you! COLLAGEN: MIRACLE OR MYTH? Everyone knows that collagen and skin health is inextricably linked. Everything from your skin care to your supplements contains collagen. But what really is this collagen and apart from its utility in the beauty industry, does your body really need it? Let us dig deeper. WHAT IS COLLAGEN PROTEIN? Collagen is one of the most abundant...

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Bernadette Anderson
WHAT’S THE HYPE WITH MACROS?

WHAT’S THE HYPE WITH MACROS?

What is a macro? First off, macros are short for macronutrients. Macronutrients are the 3 staple nutrients that you consume each day for energy: proteins, carbs, and fats. So, when you are counting these macros you are counting the grams of proteins, carbs, and fats that you are consuming each day.But WHY should I count macros? Keeping track of your macros not only helps you ensure that you are getting in the correct amount of protein your body needs to either build or hold onto your muscle mass, but it also helps you ensure that you are taking in enough...

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Marcus Harris
TO FUEL OR NOT TO FUEL…. THAT IS THE QUESTION

TO FUEL OR NOT TO FUEL…. THAT IS THE QUESTION

Marcus HarrisRDN, L/DN OCB Professional Men’s Physique Athlete Exercise Specialist There are many debates about the benefits of fueling before exercise or working out while fasting. People who support fasted workouts believe that exercising on an empty stomach will burn fat quicker during the session. While this phenomenon is supported by science the theory has its flaws when considering “burning fat” vs “losing fat”. Burning fat is something humans do while sleeping and in times when we are not engaged in direct physical activity. Yes, if your energy storages are empty (low glycogen in muscles and liver) your body does...

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