Recovery

  • Injuries and Rehabilitation

    Coming back from Injury If you’re a.) a young whipper-snapper or b.) lucky, there is a small chance you won’t relate to this. If you are neither however, you are probably well aware of the perils of training and competitive sport, and the by-product of this: the common injury. At one point or another, most […]

  • Harder, Faster, Longer – Endurance Training

    Although we see ourselves as a brand who offers unbeatable prices on sports nutrition and bodybuilding supplements, we’re also becoming more prevalent amongst our dedicated endurance customers. BULK POWDERS™ are the official sponsors of the cycle racing team Team Swift as well as one of their riders. We also sponsor 16 year old Junior GB […]

  • Montmorency Tart Cherry Extract Aids Sleep

    It is well known that Tart Cherries help to promote recovery, as they contain an abundance of antioxidants which help to prevent muscle soreness and inflammation. However, Tart Cherries are also effective at helping to promote longer and more efficient sleep. A recent study (Liu et al 2014) conducted at Louisiana State University demonstrated the […]

  • Vitamin D and Muscle Damage

    The benefits of Vitamin D are gaining some notoriety – more people are aware than Vitamin D deficiency is common and of the critical role Vitamin D plays in bone health. However, Vitamin D has a whole host of benefits. A recent study on Rats found that Vitamin D may reduce muscle damage and inflammation. […]

  • Forgotten Flexibility

    It’s all too common; a training plan is devised to improve performance and there is one component of fitness that is left by the wayside: flexibility. Last month we looked at Hamstrings, an often forgotten muscle group. Flexibility is similar, in that it rarely features as a structured part of training plans. Flexibility has a […]