Category Archives: nutrition

Nothing compares to Recoverite | Hammer Nutrition

I’ve been saying this for a long time. Sure, chocolate milk for recovery may be better than nothing, but do yourself a favor and recover properly. I’m not a medical expert…I’m not a scientist…but I know what works for me…Hammer … Continue reading

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HEED vs. Fizz | Hammer Nutrition

(From Hammer Nutrition Endurance News Issue#87) I’m writing this while working at the Hammer Nutrition expo booth at the U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championships, an event that we sponsor. As is the case with this and previous events I’ve worked … Continue reading

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Phytolean – Win The War Against Weight Gain

I’ve been using Hammer Nutrition’s Phytolean for a few months now, since it was first available. I typically gain about 10 pounds during the winter months. Yeah, it gets harder and harder for me to train outside Dec, Jan and … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Trick Yourself Full

Breakfast was two Krispy Kreme strawberry-filled doughnuts. I needed something quick, so I downed the pastries in my car on the way to work. Feeling full and high on sugar, I tackled my inbox with gusto. But by 10 a.m., … Continue reading

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Vitamins & Supplements – Consumer Reports Investigates

More than half of American adults take vitamins, minerals, herbs, or other nutritional supplements. Some of those products aren’t especially helpful, readers told us in a recent survey, but that aside, don’t assume they’re safe because they’re “all natural.” They … Continue reading

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The Top 10 – The Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make

Article is from Hammer Nutrition’s Essential Knowledge There are obviously more than ten mistakes that an athlete can make—and in this latest incarnation of this article, you’ll notice I’ve included an “honorable mention”— but those listed represent the most common … Continue reading

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Recovery – A crucial component for success | Hammer Nutrition

Training causes physical stress and depletion. Recovery is when adaptation to that stress occurs; it involves improvements not only in muscle performance, but also in glycogen storage. Hard training followed by timely, adequate nutritional replenishment increases your glycogen storage, as … Continue reading

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Hammer Nutrition: Hammer Bar

Most energy bars are just glorified candy bars, loaded with unhealthy ingredients that do nothing to support enhanced athletic performance or overall health. That’s precisely why Hammer Nutrition offers the Hammer Bar—you’d be hard pressed to find a bar that’s … Continue reading

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New: Hammer Nutrition Recovery Bar

Hammer Nutrition and a new bar coming to market, the Hammer Recovery Bar. Whether as a solid-food recovery fuel, a second meal after your immediate post-workout/race bottle of Recoverite, or as an occasional snack to bolster your daily protein intake, the … Continue reading

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