amino acids

OptimAAte Amino Acids vs Protein Supplements

By Hugh Dunstan / 06/08/2020 /

The following is a discussion with Hugh Dunstan (InnovAAte Scientist) focusing on the principles behind how the OptiomAAte and ElectrAAte amino acids work for supporting exercise and recovery – and an explanation of why proteins don’t make the cut. Why doesn’t taking protein supplements help during exercise? When you are exercising, your digestive capacity is…

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Develop your personalised hydration strategy

By Hugh Dunstan / 06/08/2020 /

Hydration: Whether you are working out, competing, training or working in a hot environment, you need to know how much fluid to replace and replenish electrolytes and amino acids. 1. Work out how much fluid you lose during a workday or exercise session. This can be estimated by measuring your body mass before and after…

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ElectrAAte helps young gun surf longer – and kills hangovers!

By Hugh Dunstan / 03/08/2020 /

H.C. Newcastle August 2020: “I have been taking ElectrAAte by InnovAAte for several months now and I have found that I have been able to surf more regularly, and have longer sessions (up to 3 hours), with little to no fatigue. On top of this I haven’t gotten sick once this winter, whereas usually I…

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Newcastle University Rowing Club tests OptimAAte and ElectrAAte

By Hugh Dunstan / 16/07/2020 /

S.L (NUBC): Great products that have definitely been improving recovery. OptimAAte bakes in bread easy enough and ElectrAAte is great during training. Hugh is extremely knowledgeable and helpful which made the switch from other products super easy. The product is absolutely great, I love it in my bread, you can’t taste it at all, and…

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InnovAAte Amino Acid Research reaches top 3 over last 12 months

By Hugh Dunstan / 09/07/2020 /

The InnovAAte scientists published a key paper about how amino acids are used in the body. It has generated a lot of interest in the scientific community and it was one of the three most highly accessed papers over the last 12 months. The computer modelling showed that certain amino acids were utilised at much…

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Product Testimony: Invigorate with OptimAAte

By Hugh Dunstan / 06/07/2020 /

  JT from Newcastle: I have been taking part in a 6 week challenge of intense weights training. It had finished over a week ago and challenge 2 resumed on Monday 29th July. My thighs and shoulders were aching from training and so I took OptimAAte to help with soreness and within a day I…

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Make OptimAAte bread for amino acids

By Hugh Dunstan / 20/06/2020 /

Bread was baked with OptimAAte to give you the full serve of amino acids in a sandwich. The bread texture was perfect and it tasted great. Margaret worked out the amount of OptimAAte to add to the bread mix so that there was a half-serving in each slice. A great way to take your daily…

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Recover from hard work and exercise: amino acids and electrolytes

By Hugh Dunstan / 19/05/2020 /

Did you know that you lose amino acids as well as electrolytes when you sweat? ElectrAAte is a new hydration formula designed to replace what is lost most during hard work and exercise. Sweating is essential for cooling the body, but the process loses fluid, electrolytes and amino acids. To achieve hydration, you need to…

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Maintaining muscle is crucial for well-being in elderly adults.

By Tim Roberts / 30/04/2020 /

As we age, elderly adults can lose muscle mass, strength and function and become more susceptible to diseases such as COVID19. The amino acids provided in OptimAAte are designed to replenish those that are in high demand by the body to better maintain muscle integrity and immune function. So why do elderly adults lose muscle…

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New Roles for Red Blood Cells

By Hugh Dunstan / 24/04/2020 /

A new role has been discovered for RBC (red blood cells) where they store and transport amino acids throughout the body. The results of this study will open up new areas of research into health, fitness and performance training. In a landmark paper published on the 23rd April, Hugh Dunstan and his team provide evidence…

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