Science In Sport SiS

SiS Sales Up – That’s a whole lot of sugars

SiS must have cornered the market for sugars futures with 2017 sales at £15.6m, up 28% from £12.2m in 2016. Other highlights: International business up 60% (£4.4m) SiS claim record levels of brand awareness 58% increase in online direct sales via scienceinsport.com (£4.6m) Other 3rd party online sales up 27% (£3.9m) Retail sales and distribution…

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CURRANZ discount code – promotion on the5krunner

CURRANZ have just let me release a new discount code “5KRUNNER” which you can use here at the curranz site (link to: healthcurrncy.co.uk) It’s nearly 30% off and, according to Fleur @curranz, that’s the best deal YOU can get anywhere. I receive no money for providing you with this discount but I do get the occasional…

Can Fit Athletes Really Be Unhealthy?

I found this interesting, by Triathlete.com,via Triathlete.com » Feed.   We often use the words “fit” and “healthy” in our everyday language to mean the same thing. If you’re fit, then surely you must be healthy. The two terms go together in commonplace language. But in actual fact, as I’ve written recently with legendary coach…

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Recovery Protein Bowl :: QUORN + Creamy Chipotle Avocado Dressing [Flexitarian // Vegetarian]

Recovery Protein Bowl   Dressed in a tasty and creamy chipotle  avocado dressing this recipe make the perfect post workout meal. Quorn (a healthy low fat protein) is seasoned with smoked paprika for a Southwestern twist. The combination of brown rice, black beans and fresh vegetables makes this protein bowl a balanced meal. Nutritional content…

Curranz blackcurrant extract capsules

Curranz dosing updates for blackcurrants (new research)

Some new research on Blackcurrant supplementation is shown below in a Press Release from Curranz. You can quickly see in the summary, below, that we are talking about  potentially significant increases in cardiovascular function in relation to performance and recovery. Along with caffeine and beetroot juice, blackcurrant extract is what I would ‘use for a race’. If…

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Sports Superfood – Blackcurrants ?

I use the CURRANZ product and have made no secret of that previously. I believe it has some performance as well as health benefits. I think it works – aids recovery and makes me faster. Especially in combination with beetroot concentrate. But some of the info below is interesting from a wider health and performance…

Performance Enhancement: Currants show increased lactate tolerance AGAIN

Mark Willems (University of Chichester) has published some research papers recently showing CURRANZ blackcurrant capsules do the following: Ability to burn more fat Participants showed increases of up to 27% at moderate cycling intensity, and 15% at low intensity Reduced carbohydrate demand Participants used 11.5% less carbohydrate Ability to tolerate higher lactate Participants had elevated lactate…

Review/Head-to-head: Nathan AP Pro Aerobar Hydration vs Profile Design Aero Drink

If you are serious about getting a superb IronMan time then you will have some form of hydration system that is integrated into your bike frame to both improve aeroness and lower the centre of gravity (hmmm!). 99% of us are faced with the less aero choice of standard frame/seat mounted bottles/cages or an aerobar…