Frequently Asked Questions about Recovery Powder
What are recovery supplements?
The aim of a recovery supplement is to support the recovery process following an intense or prolonged bout of exercise. To optimise your overall recovery, Kinetica Recovery should be consumed within 30 minutes post exercise to help replenish your glycogen stores and repair the damaged muscles which has occurred during your training session. To ensure you maximise recovery, timing it is very important and should begin immediately after exercise.
What are the ingredients in recovery supplements?
Carbohydrates and protein are key macronutrients for optimising recovery. Carbohydrates play a crucial role is restoring muscle glycogen stores after exercise, this is important in the overall recovery process. The role of protein is help with repairing the muscle which may have become damaged because of the exercise.
Who should use recovery supplements? (Runners, cyclists etc..)
Recovery supplements can be used by anybody involved in field sports such as football, rugby and GAA. It is also ideal for anyone participating in cycling, rowing, swimming, triathlons, marathon training or any intense exercise last greater than 45min. For more information read of blog on the 5 tips for cyclists to avoid injury.
Why should I choose Kinetica Recovery?
Kinetica Recovery comes in two excellent flavours, Orange Mango and Wild Berry contains a blend 40g of carbohydrates and 22g of high-quality grass-fed protein isolate per 75g serving. It contains Vitamin C and Vitamin E, both which have antioxidant properties.
Product quality and safety is very important to us at Kinetica. That is why we batch test Kinetica Recovery, and other products within our range independently via Informed Sport. This means that there are no banned substances contained in our products. You can be guaranteed that all our products, every batch is tested to comply to WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) exacting standard, again, giving you the confidence to put your trust in Kinetica.
if you want to learn more about the importance of recovery supplements, read our blog the 4 R's of recovery and top hydration, performance and recovery tips for athletes.