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Muscle Damage and Recovery Nutrition

We have probably all experienced at some time sore muscles and a loss of muscle function in the day/s following a hike. These symptoms are a result of damage to the muscle fibres caused mainly by eccentric contractions where the muscle lengthens while trying to contract to resist the force of gravity. Hiking has a …

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Feeding my Hike

A friend asked me the other day what food I take when I go for a day hike. I rattled off a list of all my favourites, but without putting them into context they were of limited use to her. Firstly, I would just like to say these are my personal preferences for fuelling my …

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