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Caffeine and Performance

The daily fix or the ergogenic aid? The morning brew is pretty damn important to some of us.  There is not much better than a well crafted cafe to start the slog.  For the day-to-day man it makes the commute bearable and the first few emails a breeze, but there is also good evidence that […]

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Position Stand on Energy Drinks – ISSN

Earlier this month the International Society of Sports Nutrition released their position stand on the use of energy drinks and shots: “The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) bases the following position stand on a critical analysis of the literature on the safety and efficacy of the use of energy drinks (ED) or energy shots (ES). (more…)

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PowerBar Energy Gel – REVIEW

Most gels are much of muchness. They provide an easy to carry, lightweight and compact source of vital carbohydrate. The important difference between products is the type of carbohydrate that you find in the ingredients. This will be one of two things: either a single carbohydrate (such as maltodextrin, glucose, fructose or sucrose etc.), or […]

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