The Winning Edge: Fueling and Supplementation In-Depth
Once you've thoroughly reviewed the Essential Knowledge, dial in your fueling with these research-based articles and hot tips. You'll find specific advice on pre- and post-exercise fueling. You'll learn why complex carbohydrates are superior to simple sugars and we'll share our tried-and-true recommendations for an epic race. Info on allergens, fueling for kids, and much more is also included.
How to Fuel for a Marathon
We receive a lot of phone calls and emails from runners looking for the best method of fueling for a half or full marathon.
The Hammer Nutrition Fuels
A guide to what they are are and how to use them. Whether your workouts or races last an hour or two, or a week or two, Hammer Nutrition has the fuel your body craves.
What to Eat Pre-Race
What advantages are achieved by consuming carbohydrates sooner than 3 hours as opposed to later than 3 hours?
How Much Protein?
The more prolonged or intense the exercise, the more protein the body cannibalizes for energy from the working muscles.
The primary source of muscle energy production is Adenosine Triphosphate - ATP.
Osmolality Review: The Biochemistry of Fuels Absorption
The premise of our position is that each individual athlete has a set reasonable osmolar pressure which changes when their internal body temperature and chemistry change accordingly.
Why We Use A 3:1 Ratio In Recoverite
Research supports the concept for combining proteins and carbohydrates during the 120-minute window of opportunity...
Simple Sugars and Complex Carbohydrates - An Incompatible Combination
If you look on a container of a Hammer Nutrition fuel you'll find something that you'll probably not see on another energy drink or gel, a warning.
Post-Exercise Meal: Carbs Alone or Carbs + Protein?
We are often asked to support the hypothesis that supports adding protein to carbohydrates following glycogen-depleting endurance exercise.
The Endurolytes Rationale
Why should the body be exposed to a minimal electrolyte dose during extreme losses?
The general origin of muscle cramps as defined by sport scientists in human performance laboratories is not well investigated and is therefore not well understood.
Magnesium’s Major Role in Mental Health
Clinical trial reveals that magnesium supplementation reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression
How to Supplement for Athletes
Does your diet provide you with all the nutrients you need? We argue that it doesn't and teach you how to supplement your diet.
The Hammer Nutrition Daily Essentials Formula
Athletes will derive exceptional benefits for both athletic performance enhancement and overall health.
Epic Sessions - Supplement suggestions for workouts and races
The supplements suggested for use prior to an epic workout or race can be thought of as a preemptive strike...
Off Season Supplement Suggestions
Whether or not you stay active year round, when your main competitive season ends, does that also mean the end of your supplement program?
- Tips for a Successful Half or Full Iron Distance Triathlon
- Make It Easy to Get More Protein
- Lose Those Last Few Pounds of Fat
- Elevate hGH While Sleeping
- New Endurolytes Use
- REM Caps for Restless Leg Syndrome
- Increase Fiber, Minimize High GI Carb Consumption
- Staying Alert at Night During Ultras
- An Easy Way to Take Race Day Boost
- Satisfying Hydration Requirements Prior to a Workout or Race
- Keeping Premixed Bottles of Sustained Energy or Perpetuem Cold at Special Needs
- Frozen Hammer Gel
- Caffeine Reduction Prior to Racing
- Be Vigilant With Dietary Sodium Intake When Using Race Day Boost
Supplement Suggestions for Your Epic Workouts!
When you've got long, tough workouts planned, you need the best supplement support possible to help you get the most out of every minute put into these arduous training sessions.
Hammer Nutrition products are kid friendly!
Hammer Nutrition products are ideal for active children. In fact, they provide high-quality calories that young, growing bodies need to thrive. Kids don't need more sugar, salt, and citric acid!