... That seems quite interesting. It's not really as bad anymore. Actually it hasn't happened for a while now. Maybe the extra meal sorted it out. (20 replies)
... Another reason for dosing off when you sit down is that the arteries in your neck may be getting clogged up. Your doctor should be able to tell you very easily if that is the case with you. ... (20 replies)
... I often find myself fighting off sleep when I am studying. ... (20 replies)
... I eat six meals a day now which comes to around 2300-2400kcals and I jog three times a week with each jog being seven miles. (20 replies)
... good, cheap alternative would be 50% orange juice, 50% water, pinch of sea salt. provides sugars, electrolytes and water like gatorade without paying an arm and a leg!
alex. (20 replies)
... you english dude? i think gatorade is an american thing. i'd never heard of it either.
alex. (20 replies)
... depression at all???? probs not with the exercise you do but can be a symptom- lack of noradrenaline and dopamine. just a thought.
alex. (20 replies)
... my two cents, not NEARLY enough food. i think your original inclination ("i don't think i'm eating enough") was dead-on correct. with that diet, you're eating 1500 calories a day TOPS and nowhere near enough fat to keep your body healthy (and i rounded everything WAY up). no way is that enough if you're running 10 mile runs! if you don't mind me asking, what's your height,... (20 replies)
... Even considering that I am using up a lot of calories through cardio. I am not attempting to build muscle at the minute either. I've added another meal of cottage cheese on a slice of wholegrain at 22:00. (20 replies)
... My 2 cents - too much wheat and/or too many carbohydrates and not enough protein. (20 replies)
... Before, during, and after, all helps performance. They were probably drinking gatorade. (20 replies)
... I had a thought whilst watching some football over the weekend. In the tunnel, I noticed a lot of the players drinking this sort of drink pre game. Therefore, it got me thinking that I would benefit more from drinking before and after a jog, rather than just post. (20 replies)
... Nope, no carbination. Definitely give it a try and see how you feel. Yeah try out the post exercise plan and see if it makes a difference (20 replies)
... I think I should try it out then. Isn't that stuff fizzy though? If I take it with me it will go flat will it not? Or I could just drink it straight after. Drink a bottle of that stuff straight after, have a shower and then eat my breakfast as normal. That should have a difference you think then? (20 replies)
... It is glucose. They have proven in research that drinking water mixed with glucose post-exercise will rehydrate and restore your blood sugar and electolytes, which are all kind of one and the samething, faster then water alone. (20 replies)
... I've heard of it but just wasn't sure of its purpose. I take it that the carbs are all sugar then as it's fast release energy for the body? (20 replies)
... Dude, You have never heard of Gatorade? Ya its got carbs, sodium, and potassium. It is research proven to rehydrate you faster durning and immediatley after exercise. It would be perfect for durning and after a ten mile run. You would probaly notice a different right away. (20 replies)
... Thanks for your adivce. I did drink much more water last night and this morning pre and post run and I don't think I've been as fatigued. I'm also going to try eating a bit more by throwing in another meal.
What exactly is gatorade as I've never drank it before? Is it similar to lucosade? I am guessing that the carbs in the drink will be immediately used up by my body? (20 replies)
... Unfortunately in today's world even if we eat a very balanced diet supplementation is still needed. For one, fruits and vegs just don't contain the same amount of nutritents that they did even just 100 years ago. Plus, you are exposed to hundreds of toxcins on a daily basis which greatly increases you bodies need for vitial nutritents.
Since your sleep seems to be ok and... (20 replies)
... Hi, thanks for the reply.
I eat sugar free jelly as a kind of treat. I find that I can feel even more tired with more than 8 hours sleep so aim for about 7. I'm not sure about vitamin intake. I eat a mix of vegetables and fruit so I wouldn't of thought that this is a problem. (20 replies)