Alan McCubbin

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Failure to expand the motor unit size to compensate for declining motor unit numbers distinguishes sarcopenic from non‐sarcopenic older men

Abstract<p>Sarcopenia results from the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and reduced function in older age. It is likely to be associated with …

Tools

Are Ketone Drinks the New Superfuel?

With the arrival of a long-rumored drink, endurance athletes want to know<p>As the pace quickened during a mountain stage of the 2013 Tour de France, a jolt of excitement rippled through the peloton: one of the leaders had fumbled the feed bag containing his next drink. “I’d never, ever seen so much …

Grand Tours

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily increased to a level where in some cases it may be considered lactate …

How female athletes’ eating patterns can affect bone health

Top athletes have an iron will, but their bones are made of the usual imperfect collection of minerals.<p>That's the reality that confronted junior tennis star Bianca Andreescu, who was sidelined for six months by a stress fracture in her foot last year. Similarly, Canadian marathon record-holder …

Dietary nitrate supplementation enhances short but not longer duration running time-trial performance. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>This study evaluated the effects of dietary nitrate (NO3-) supplementation on physiological functioning and exercise performance in trained …

Swimming

How do sports drinks and gels affect your teeth?

Cyclists often spend a lot of time putting sugary drinks, gels, bars and other goodies into their mouth, especially during a ride. Because of that, …

Milano-Sanremo 2017 - what a thrilling finale

New approaches to determine fatigue in elite athletes during intensified training: Resting metabolic rate and pacing profile

1. Mäestu J, Jürimäe J, Jürimäe T. Monitoring of performance and training in rowing. Sports Med. 2005;35(7):597–617. pmid:16026173<p>2. Kreider R, Fry …

Exercise

Oliver Witardさんのツイート: "Do plant proteins really “meat” expectations for mscle building? Here's our take https://t.co/9bhzC0UQm7 @dlhamilton82 @stirproftip #protein"

Heat stress and dehydration in adapting for performance: Good, bad, both, or neither?

2016 Jul 27;3(3):412-436. doi: 10.1080/23328940.2016.1216255. eCollection 2016.<p>1School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, Division …

Neuroscience

The microbiome of professional athletes differs from that of more sedentary subjects in composition and particularly at the functional metabolic le... - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>It is evident that the gut microbiota and factors that influence its composition and activity effect human metabolic, immunological and …

Rugby Union

Case Study: Nutrition Planning and Intake for Marathon des Sables—A Series of Five Runners | International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism

To Break the 2-Hour Marathon, Runners Will Have to Change the Way They Fuel

The record attempt will depend as much on the runners' food and hydration strategies as their speed and stamina<p>This May, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa, and Zersenay Tadese will toe the start line in Nike’s Breaking2 project, an attempt to run the first-ever sub-two-hour marathon. To succeed, they …

Marathons

β-alanine supplementation to improve exercise capacity and performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence on the effects of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and …

Clinical Trials

#EnduranceTraining Here are some thoughts on constructive questions you posted about Hierarchy of Training Needs I posted a few days ago https://t.co/3yUhjjbdG6

Athletes Trying to Lose Weight May Fare Better if They Spread Their Intake to Several 20-30g Servings

One scoop would suffice to maximize satiety. And as far as the energy balance and the compensation effect is concerned 20g of protein is actually …

Postexercise muscle glycogen resynthesis in humans.

2017 May 1;122(5):1055-1067. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00860.2016. Epub 2016 Oct 27.<p>1Centre for Exercise and Nutrition, Mary MacKillop Institute for …

Australian Universities

New strategies in sport nutrition to increase exercise performance

Abstract<p>Despite over 50 years of research, the field of sports nutrition continues to grow at a rapid rate. Whilst the traditional research focus was …

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AI recreates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigationDeep-learning algorithm spontaneously mimicked the activity of specialized neurons …

Clinical Trials

This headband analyzes your sweat to improve your workout

Sweat 'til you can't sweat no more<p>Most fitness bands only monitor step counts and heart rate, but a research device developed by scientists at Stanford University and the University of California–Berkeley could change that. They've developed a wearable device that can analyze multiple components of …

Nausea, Leaky-Gut & GI Disturbances - Ginger Ameliorates All | May Be the Perfect Addition to Your Workout Nutrition

You will find dozens of ginger + lemon water recipes on the internet - all of them can pimp your peri-workout drinks and make your tummies "exercise …

Double Your Gains With Plain Creatine Monohydrate: Up to 2.6x Greater Strength Gains on the Bench With 5g of Plain Creatine Monohydrate per Day in Trained Rookies

No pain... ah no creatine, no gain ;-)<p>There have been so many articles about creatine on the Internet that I usually hesitate to add another one to …

SuppVersity

Want google to search only referenced sources for information about health, training, nutrition and supplementation? Michael Hull has set up a form …

How Gatorade Plans To Reinvent Sports Drinks—Again

An exclusive look at how Gatorade, the ultimate hangover companion, is attempting to become, once again, the future of sports fuel.<p>On a hot, swampy November afternoon at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the private school’s boys’ lacrosse team is huddling around the bench draining water bottles …

Forget government guidelines. Here’s how to eat better, in 6 easy steps.

Go through the fine print of the omnibus spending bill just passed by Congress, and you’ll see that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, scheduled for release in — you guessed it — 2015, have been pushed out to 2016. You wouldn’t think that the government’s efforts, every five years, to help Americans eat …

Nutrition

What is the physiological profile of world-class endurance athletes? 2 examples here with C. Froome & P. Radcliffe https://t.co/cHpwWAVTaN