Sweat

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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Your body works as a protein factory to keep you in top health

By Hugh Dunstan / 25/03/2020 /

Your body continuously removes old proteins and produces new proteins to keep you in top working order. This process is called “Protein Turnover” and involves the daily breakdown of old and damaged proteins and the manufacture of new proteins. Why does this happen? It allows the body to regulate what proteins are ready for use…

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Hydration requires electrolytes + amino acids

By Hugh Dunstan / 14/02/2020 /

Summer weather can be extremely hot and present a challenge for maintaining good health – the key is to maintain good hydration. When you are working in the heat or exercising, you can lose litres of sweat every hour and hydration becomes important . You can easily lose litres of fluid just sitting and surviving…

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Amino Acids Horse Study

Horse sweat amino acids and supplements

By Hugh Dunstan / 05/12/2019 /

Horses can easily lose 3-5L of sweat during a training or exercise session under warm conditions. This is an important process of evaporative cooling but it also involves losses of electrolytes, proteins and amino acids. The need for replenishment of electrolytes due to losses in sweat has been known for many years and is well…

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Sweat in humans: males and females

By Hugh Dunstan / 03/12/2019 /

Athletes and workers in hot environments can lose 1 – 2L of fluid per hour through sweating dependent on factors such as: Type of exercise or work Exercise intensity Body type and size Female vs male Level of fitness Ambient temperature Workers in prolonged hot conditions can lose 12L per day and thus it is…

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Horsepower Feed Supplements Release InnovAAte Products

By InnovAAte Web Editor / 24/09/2019 /

Breakthrough Equine Exercise Recovery Product InnovAAte have teamed up with a western Sydney horse feed and supplement company to produce a world-first exercise-recovery product for horses. Hugh Dunstan, InovAAte’s CEO began researching how amino acids were lost in sweat during exercise in 2014. Together with Horsepower Feeds & Supplements, Hugh then developed a product to…

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