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What's the Deal with Sugar?

Monday, March 11, 2019 11:34:48 AM America/New_York

What's the Deal with Sugar

Excessive sugar consumption is linked with adverse effects such as weight gain, uncontrolled blood sugar levels, and increased risk for disease. As with most anything in life, an excessive amount of one thing can often have negative effects— even too much water can lead to hyponatremia (low sodium), which can be deadly! But for athletes, sugar is an essential part of a natural nutrition strategy to fuel and enhance performance, plus aid in recovery. Let’s discuss...

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Choosing the Best Protein Powder for You

Friday, January 25, 2019 2:11:12 PM America/New_York

 Choosing the Best Protein for You

No matter how much (or little) you know about nutrition, everyone knows protein is an important part of performance, recovery, and overall health! Athletes, especially those doing high intensity or long duration training, can find it difficult to meet their protein needs through food alone. This is where a good protein supplement comes in! But which is the best one for you? We break down the basics to help make and informed decision.

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7 Signs You May Need More Protein

Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:25:09 PM America/New_York

Protein is an essential nutrient that is present in every cell of the body and is critical to supporting athletic training. When you don't take in enough protein, your body tells you in a number of ways, including these 7 signs you need more protein in your diet.

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Why Multiple Carbs?

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:07:26 PM America/New_York

Why Multiple Carbs?

The muscles “burn” (oxidize) carbohydrate in the form of blood glucose for energy. Longer endurance efforts require a steady supply of blood glucose in order to sustain energy over hours of training and racing. But the amount and type of carbs that you need to consume in order to keep the muscles fueled depends largely on the duration and type of activity. So how much and what type of carbohydrate should we be taking in?

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How to Use MUD

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:50:51 PM America/New_York

What the MUD?

Whether it’s hitting the highest weights, running/riding/swimming the fastest splits, or burning the most calories, getting the right nutrients pre-workout is essential to perform and feel ready to work hard. With a variety of carbohydrates, protein, and caffeine, MUD is an easy and great product to fuel up before a workout. We dive into how to use this super popular product in your training regimen.

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Caffeine and Performance

Sunday, August 13, 2017 10:35:07 PM America/New_York

Caffeine: Performance Effects

Caffeine is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world with millions (probably billions) of people around the world drinking coffee, tea, soft drinks, energy drinks, and taking various caffeine containing supplements on a daily basis. So how does caffeine actually help us? We ask the expert...

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Protein for Endurance | Marathon Fueling | INFINIT Nutrition

Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:01:28 AM America/New_York

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Colin Riley is an INFINIT Nutrition Specialist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a second year professional triathlete, and a USA Triathlon level 1 certified triathlon coach. In this article, Colin dives into the subject of using protein for endurance fueling and nutrition strategy.

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Into the Jungle of NAPALM and TRiPWIRE

Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:00:00 AM America/New_York

Into the Jungle of NAPALM and TRiPWIRE

The breakdown on the evolution of INFINIT's concentrated fuel shot - TRiPWIRE - from INFINIT Founder and CEO, Michael Folan.

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Vegan Blend Protein | Plant-Based Protein Blend

Thursday, February 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM America/New_York

Beans & Rice

To meet the infinite requests of our health-conscious, and eco-friendly athletes, INFINIT is excited to announce a new vegan protein blend to our line of custom sports fuel mixes. With a gluten-free blend of faba bean protein and organic sprouted brown rice protein, our vegan blend contains high quality protein sources that have been clinically tested for their effects on muscle recovery and synthesis, as well as their affect on appetite suppression during long efforts.

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Hypoglycemia

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:18:35 PM America/New_York

Training on Empty

Low blood sugar is never fun. Not only will it cause you to hit a wall during exercise, but it can also make you feel like you literally hit a wall - blurred vision, lightheadedness, nausea, the general feeling that you might suddenly pass out are just some of the symptoms of low blood sugar, also known as “hypoglycemia.“

There are a number of factors why hypoglycemia kicks in during exercise, and while research still does not definitively know why it affects some athletes more than others, many of these causes can be prevented and remedied by using a carbohydrate rich sports fuel like INFINIT.

Just as we believe no two athletes are the same, there is no universal method to avert or combat low blood sugar, but here are a few tips worth sharing from our partners at U.S. Masters Swimming. 

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