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Bernie Anderson
What athletes need to know about sleep and recovery

What athletes need to know about sleep and recovery

Whether you’re an aspiring Crossfitter, a kickboxing junkie, or the reigning golf champion at your club, you’re an athlete – through and through. Sports is a big part of your life, and you strive for your best performance. Ask any athlete, in any sport, what it takes to excel, and you’ll likely hear weightlifting, conditioning and practice. Some may say instruction, nutrition or even persistence. There probably won’t be many who mention sleep and recovery. While sleep is essential for everyone, athletes absolutely must have quality sleep to meet the physical and mental demands of their sport. From the recreational...

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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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