Please reload

Recent Posts

Whey vs. Beef vs. Chicken Post-Workout

April 13, 2017

1/10
Please reload

Featured Posts

Short-Term Effect of Carbohydrate Periodisation ("Sleep-Low") on Endurance Performance

Β 

Β 

Implementing a "sleep-low" carbohydrate periodisation strategy for one week, improves cycling time trial performance in endurance athletes πŸ›Œ
β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
Another interesting study by Marquet and colleagues (2016) showing that sleeping with low carbohydrate availability whilst training can enhance endurance performance in trained male athletes 🚴
β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
Whilst these types of performance benefits have been established after longer interventions (~ 3 weeks, Marquet et al (2016) Med. Sci. Sports Exerc.) this is the first study to show that this can happen after much less exposure to a "sleep-low" strategy πŸ“ˆ
β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
More evidence supporting periodisation of carbohydrate being useful for athletes, therefore practitioners should contemplate implementing this "sleep-low" strategy with their athletes πŸ€”
β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
The full text can be read here: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/8/12/755 πŸ‘ˆ

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Follow Us
Search By Tags
Please reload

Archive
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

Β© 2018 by ​TEC Nutrition.

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle