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Helping athletes perform their best through the sharing of unbiased and simplified scientific knowledge.

Ice slushes have see widespread use among top athletes during the Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Tour de France. But what are they, how do they work and are they effective?

We hear a lot about whey protein as the best protein for athletes. But what is it really and what makes whey so special?

Electrolytes are recommended by many performance nutrition and lifestyle brands. After all, they're big business. But what are they and do they actually improve performance?

BCAAs are a popular supplement. They are essential amino acids found in our diet, but why are they important?

Which athletes would benefit from its use, how should they take it, and are there any potential side-effects that we should consider?

In this article, we explore glycogenesis, the formation of glycogen. We also review it's structure, formation, functions and role in the production of energy.

Sodium is the most talked about electrolyte. It is often talked about in relation to hydration but what exactly is it and what exactly does it do?

In this article we explore the structure and function of proteins as well as dietary sources.