Category: Science

Introducing Tailwind Rebuild

Introducing Tailwind Rebuild

For the past several years, we’ve been recommending that Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel be used as part of the recovery process. We suggested that customers continue drinking Tailwind immediately post activity to take advantage of the “magical 30-60...
Rehydrating and Restoring Electrolytes

Rehydrating and Restoring Electrolytes

By Art Zemach, MD Tailwind Rebuild contains just the right amounts of the four most important electrolytes for recovery after exercise: sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Sodium helps keep your body hydrated. In your body, “water follows salt.” You need salt,...
Why Complete Proteins are Important

Why Complete Proteins are Important

By Art Zemach, MD You’ve probably heard a lot about complete and incomplete proteins. You may have heard statements like “that protein isn’t very good, because it isn’t complete,” or “vegetarians need to combine grains and legumes in order to get a complete protein.”...
The 411 on Electrolytes

The 411 on Electrolytes

As an endurance athlete, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard about the importance of maintaining electrolyte balance during and after exercise. If an athlete doesn’t successfully control electrolyte intake, a slew of medical conditions can arise from merely...
Osmolality and the Glucose Transport Mechanism

Osmolality and the Glucose Transport Mechanism

What is Osmolality? Let’s go back to Biology 101. Osmosis is defined as the movement of a solvent, like water, through a semi-permeable membrane, such as the gut wall, from a less concentrated solution to a more concentrated one.  If, for example, you had water on...