Sports Drinks & You: The Debate
Apr11

Sports Drinks & You: The Debate

CrossFire has three articles concerning the use of sports drinks, this one – one citing the pros and cons of sports drinks and one citing the benefits and drawbacks of milk as a sports drink. The question remains: if a pros and cons list can be made at all, what’s the long-standing argument all about? The answer lies in the methods of research and marketing, which is a heavy component to the sports drink debate.   Professional...

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Sports Drinks & You: Milk as a Sports Drink
Mar29

Sports Drinks & You: Milk as a Sports Drink

In part 1 of CrossFire’s series about sports drinks, we talked about the ingredients and uses of the average sports drink.  In recent years, there has been a push to include non-traditional sports drinks as workout nutrition. Milk has also made its presence known in the sports drink industry, with some authors claiming that low-fat milk is a more effective means of rehydration during exercise than other commercially available sports...

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Sports Drinks & You: Rehydration
Mar17

Sports Drinks & You: Rehydration

In 2017, CrossFire CrossTraining and Krav Maga posted an article about water and hydration, which briefly mentioned the use of sports drinks. The end of the article states only general advice: if a workout lasts longer than 45 minutes, a sports drink with 6-8% sugar might be a good source of energy and hydration.1 While the general rule holds true, researchers, fitness professionals and sports drink companies have long debated what...

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On the Go?  Try our new classes in Anaheim Hills
Sep06

On the Go? Try our new classes in Anaheim Hills

Krav Maga is Back at MAI Krav Maga is back at Martial Arts International! Come work with Sensei Julie Cameron. Learn easy, effective self-defense to the most common threats and attacks. Anyone can come and learn! Many people take Krav Maga for self-defense, but it’s also a great workout. It’s a simple self-defense system that focuses on everyday movements, lightning-fast techniques and real-life scenarios. Are you new to Krav Maga or...

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