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DURING TIMES OF STRESS, ATHLETES MAY NOT PRODUCE ENOUGH GLUTAMINE Glutamine has recently been the focus of much scientific interest. Evidence suggest that during times of stress, the body may require more Glutamine than it can produce. Under these circumstances, glutamine may be considered a "conditionally essential" amino acid. GLUTAMINE IS THE MOST ABUNDANT AMINO IN THE HUMAN BODY Glutamine is one of the most abundant amino-acids in the human body, accounting for greater than 60% of the total intra-muscular free amino-acid pool. Virtually every cell in the body uses this non-essential amino-acid. Glutamine is synthesized in both skeletal muscle and in adipose tissue in addition to the lungs, liver, and brain. Because the body has the ability to produce... Continue Reading →
Felipe Loureiro and the team of BreakAway Training look to repeat in the Team Challenge at this year's Life Time Tri Oceanside Championships. The event marks the finale of the season for the Life Time Tri series and Breakaway Training has been focused on putting in another good performance under head coach Felipe Loureiro, an elite level triathlete, head coach and founder of Breakaway Training. Felipe has been in the sport of triathlon for 26 years and has raced in over 500 races. Good luck to team Breakaway Training as they chase their second championship title at this year's event. You can contact Breakaway Training by visiting their website at www.breakawaytraining.com. Continue Reading →
What you have to realize is this is compromising your body if you’re not hydrating during exercise. With the loss of fluid you lose electrolytes, sodium and potassium, as well as essential trace minerals. According to Certified Specified Specialist in Sports Nutrition, Nina Anderson, “trace minerals are very important because they help restore proper blood volume and the blood sugar levels and they are necessary for enzymatic reactions that promote proper blood volume. Without them the performance of the athlete is going to diminish especially if you are lifting weights or going for endurance exercises. “