Wed, Apr 23, 2014
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Nutrition

 

The Coffee Low Down - Barry Murray

This is another one of those nutrition conundrums – “you’re damned if you do and you’re damned if you don’t”. Many of us love a cup (or 2!) of coffee and simply just enjoy the taste and the occasion...keep reading

 

The Creatine Low Down - Barry Murray

Most people have heard the word “creatine” before. It is the most well known and researched of all sports supplements. It was first used competitively by athletes during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona and hundreds of studies on it have been conducted since...keep reading

 

Pre Exercise Nutrition – What to eat before training/matches - Barry Murray

GAA training usually involves a combination of sprint drills, body weight exercises, weights and practice match. Duration is typically 1.5 – 2hrs and pretty much all the different energy systems are used...keep reading

 

Essential Recovery for Endurance Athletes - Barry Murray

As a Sports Nutritionist, a favorite saying of mine is that "You don't get fitter during training, you get fitter after". The most important part of your nutrition strategy is what you drink/eat during the first few hours after exercise...keep reading

 

All You need to Know About Protein - Barry Murray

Proteins are polymer chains of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds. Protein is a nutrient needed by the human body for growth, repair, metabolism, immunity, digestion...keep reading