ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE

THE WINNING EDGE: FUELING AND SUPPLEMENTATION IN-DEPTH


Once you've thoroughly reviewed the Essential Knowledge, dial in your fueling with these research-based articles and hot tips. You'll find specific advice on pre- and post-exercise fueling. You'll learn why complex carbohydrates are superior to simple sugars and we'll share our tried-and-true recommendations for an epic race. Info on allergens, fueling for kids, and much more is also included.

FUELING SUGGESTIONS
HOW TO FUEL FOR A MARATHON
By: Steve Born
We receive a lot of phone calls and emails from runners looking for the best method of fueling for a half or full marathon.
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THE HAMMER NUTRITION FUELS
By: Hammer Nutrition
A guide to what they are are and how to use them. Whether your workouts or races last an hour or two, or a week or two, Hammer Nutrition has the fuel your...
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WHAT TO EAT PRE-RACE
By: Hammer Nutrition
What advantages are achieved by consuming carbohydrates sooner than 3 hours as opposed to later than 3 hours?
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CARBOHYDRATES 101
By: Hammer Nutrition
The primary source of muscle energy production is Adenosine Triphosphate - ATP.
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OSMOLALITY REVIEW: THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF FUELS ABSORPTION
By: Hammer Nutrition
The premise of our position is that each individual athlete has a set reasonable osmolar pressure which changes when their internal body temperature and...
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WHY WE USE A 3:1 RATIO IN RECOVERITE
By: Hammer Nutrition
Research supports the concept for combining proteins and carbohydrates during the 120-minute window of opportunity
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POST-EXERCISE MEAL: CARBS ALONE OR CARBS + PROTEIN?
By: Hammer Nutrition
We are often asked to support the hypothesis that supports adding protein to carbohydrates following glycogen-depleting exercise.
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THE ENDUROLYTES RATIONALE
By: Hammer Nutrition
Why should the body be exposed to a minimal electrolyte dose during extreme losses?
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MUSCLE CRAMPS
By: Hammer Nutrition
The general origin of muscle cramps as defined by sport scientists in human performance laboratories is not well investigated and is therefore not well...
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SUPPLEMENT SUGGESTIONS
MAGNESIUM'S MAJOR ROLE IN MENTAL HEALTH
By: Steve Born
Clinical trial reveals that magnesium supplementation reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression.
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HOW TO SUPPLEMENT FOR ATHLETES
By: Hammer Nutrition
Does your diet provide you with all the nutrients you need? We argue that it doesn't and teach you how to supplement your diet.
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THE HAMMER NUTRITION DAILY ESSENTIALS FORMULA
By: Steve Born
Athletes will derive exceptional benefits for both athletic performance enhancement and overall health.
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EPIC SESSIONS - SUPPLEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR WORKOUTS AND RACES
By: Steve Born
The supplements suggested for use prior to an epic workout or race can be thought of as a preemptive strike¦
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OFF SEASON SUPPLEMENT SUGGESTIONS
By: Steve Born
Whether or not you stay active year round, when your main competitive season ends, does that also mean the end of your supplement program?
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SUPPLEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR EPIC WORKOUTS!
By: Steve Born
When you've got long, tough workouts planned, you need the best supplement support possible to help you get the most out of every minute put into these...
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HOT TIPS
L-Carnitine - Is It Good or Bad for your Heart?
By: Hammer Nutrition
L-carnitine is an amino acid that performs three very important functions that enhance athletic performance: L-carnitine is THE nutrient, the.
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Electrolyte Replenishment - Why It’s So Important and How to Do It Right
By: Hammer Nutrition
By: Steve Born Steve's nearly three decades of involvement in the sports nutrition industry, as well as more than 20.
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How should a person replace electrolytes and fluids during endurance efforts?
By: Hammer Nutrition
INDIVIDUAL BIOCHEMISTRY & THE COMMON PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE METABOLISMThe answer to this question depends on length of the event for.
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Hydration - What You Need to Know
By: Hammer Nutrition
By Steve Born How your cooling system works When we exercise, we burn molecular fuel (mostly glycogen). But we also.
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Less is Best - The Right Way to Fuel
By: Hammer Nutrition
By Steve Born At Hammer Nutrition, we consistently deal with many fueling myths, and I'd rate the replace what you.
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Proper Fueling - Pre-Workout & Race Suggestions
By: Hammer Nutrition
BY STEVE BORN How many times have you had a bite (or more) from an energy bar, taken a swig.
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Make It Easy to Get More Protein
By: Hammer Nutrition
I mix Hammer Whey into natural peanut butter. It stabilizes the oil in the peanut butter and makes for a.
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Tips for a Successful Half or Full Iron Distance Triathlon
By: Hammer Nutrition
By: Steve Born Steve's nearly three decades of involvement in the sports nutrition industry, as well as more than 20.
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REM Caps for Restless Leg Syndrome
By: Hammer Nutrition
The results of a new study showed significant benefits for relief of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) using valerian. The amounts.
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Increase Fiber, Minimize High GI Carb Consumption
By: Hammer Nutrition
To help prevent weight gain, especially during the off-season, keep dietary fiber intake above 30 grams daily while making sure.
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Staying Alert at Night During Ultras
By: Hammer Nutrition
If you're doing an ultra distance race, one where you'll be racing through the night and into the next day,.
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Lose Those Last Few Pounds of Fat
By: Hammer Nutrition
So, the racing season is almost here and you're getting pretty fit& with the exception of those last few stubborn.
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Frozen Hammer Gel
By: Hammer Nutrition
Want a cool treat on your next run or ride? Try freezing your Hammer Gel! Before your next warm weather.
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Caffeine Reduction Prior to Racing
By: Hammer Nutrition
Thanks to Hammer Nutrition client Dr. Michael Cohen for this information:Tolerance does develop with chronic caffeine use, even if it.
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Elevate hGH While Sleeping
By: Hammer Nutrition
Elevating Human Growth Hormone (hGH) levels is the surest way to enhance athletic performance and shorten recovery time. This is.
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Satisfying Hydration Requirements Prior to a Workout or Race
By: Hammer Nutrition
Here are a couple recommendations for ensuring that you're properly hydrated prior to the start of a workout or race:***.
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Keeping Premixed Bottles of Sustained Energy or Perpetuem Cold at Special Needs
By: Hammer Nutrition
Thanks to Al Lyman and Tony McCray for these tips!If you're doing an iron distance triathlon and are making a.
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An Easy Way to Take Race Day Boost
By: Hammer Nutrition
Thanks to Hammer client Anthony Parsells for this Hot Tip...I measure one teaspoon into a gel flask and take about.
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New Endurolytes Use
By: Hammer Nutrition
My Endurolytes have been sitting in the cupboard with all the chilly weather we've been having as of late. However,.
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Be Vigilant With Dietary Sodium Intake When Using Race Day Boost
By: Hammer Nutrition
Most everyone consumes 6000-8000 milligrams of sodium per day, an amount that's two to three times the upper recommended daily.
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Eat Healthy Foods, Reduce Depression Risk
By: Hammer Nutrition
BY STEVE BORN When you consistently consume fruits, vegetables, nuts, healthy fats, and other nutritious foods, you supply your body.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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HAMMER NUTRITION PRODUCTS ARE KID FRIENDLY!
By: Steve Born
Hammer Nutrition products are ideal for active children. In fact, they provide high-quality calories that young, growing bodies need to thrive.
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How is xylitol and stevia used in your products?
By: Hammer Nutrition
The secret to how we're able to make a drink that's short on overt sweetness but not deprived of calories.
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Allergen Information
By: Hammer Nutrition
This article describes which of our products contain allergen information.Milk Hammer Whey - Derived from milk Recoverite - Derived from.
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Hammer Nutrition Treatise
By: Hammer Nutrition
By: Brian Frank Brian Frank's uncompromising commitment to superlative customer service, unlimited free educational resources, and providing the highest quality,.
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Quality Control - Hammer Nutrition Supplements
By: Hammer Nutrition
Now more than ever, the quality of the raw materials that go into any supplement - and, of course, the.
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What Makes Mito Caps so Essential
By: Hammer Nutrition
BY STEVE BORN Athletes should be particularly interested in maintaining the optimal functionality of the mitochondria, the energy producing powerhouses.
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The Sodium War is Over!
By: Brian Frank
First published on ENW June 23 2021 BY BRIAN FRANK There has been a debate going on in the sports.
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Hammer CBD Passes All Drug Tests
By: Brian Frank
BY BRIAN FRANK The results are in! You can safely take Hammer CBD and pass any drug test. I'm reporting.
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Complex Carbs – Still the Quality Choice
By: Steve Born
A closer look at the science reveals the truth about this critical aspect of sports nutrition BY STEVE BORN BENEFITS.
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