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About The Athlete Clinic

Coaching & Athlete Services including, Coaching, Fitness & Physiological Testing, Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Sports Massage & Injury Management, Strength & Conditioning, Athlete & Group Development Programs, Research & Development Programs

Your Metabolism & Weight Loss

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? It’s true that metabolism … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling After Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage.

Massage therapy works in many ways to relieve stress, alleviate muscle pain, and otherwise promote good health and well-being. A recent study, revealed new information about why massage after training helps relieve muscle soreness and inflammation. The culprit is not lactic acid, but … Continue reading

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Fat ‘v’ Carbohydrate percentages burned during training

Here is a handy little chart for you guys. As our intensity increases during training the ratio between Fats and Carbohydrates (F/C) burned changes. So from 100:0 F/C is easy to 0:100 F/C is 100% Threshold. RQ Carb % Fat … Continue reading

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Whats happens when you train?

Training is used to equip the body for one’s goal. If one’s goal is track sprinting then the training and conditioning required for this will be vastly different to that of lets say Chris Froome who’s goal is a Tour … Continue reading

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What we do!

At The Athlete Clinic we believe that there is a correct way to train for one’s goal. Be that a fun run or a world championship event, it starts with having a clear goal, developing your relationship with your coach, performing … Continue reading

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Protein ingestion before sleep improves postexercise overnight recovery.

Source: Protein ingestion before sleep improves postexercise overnight recovery.

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Tour de France Live Rider Data Tracking

  Tour de France Live Data Here

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Dealing with Overtraining (OTS)

Considerations for coaches and physicians OTS: Overtraining syndrome, OR: Overreaching Until a definitive diagnostic tool for the OTS is present, coaches and physicians need to rely on performance decrements as verification that an OTS exists. However, if sophisticated laboratory techniques … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for the Cyclist or Endurance Athlete

Originally posted on The Athlete Clinic:
1. Under & Over Hydration Both under & over hydration will lead to hyponatremia through different processes. Research has suggested 500-750 mil/hr will deal with most athletes needs under general conditions. Remember that both…

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Combined Glucose Ingestion and Mouth Rinsing Improves Sprint Cycling Performance

This study investigated whether combined ingestion and mouth rinsing with a carbohydrate solution could improve maximal sprint cycling performance. Twelve competitive male cyclists ingested 100 ml of one of the following solutions 20 min before exercise in a randomized double-blinded … Continue reading

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