Why do I need to consume Unived Elite Recovery Mix - Complete System Recovery Drink Mix?
Post-run, your muscles are low on glycogen, and are vulnerable to damage and soreness. At this stage, your body is also depleted of electrolytes and hydration. If the body is not supplied with the proper recovery supplementation within 20 minutes of completing your activity, it is susceptible to injury, muscle damage and fatigue.
Unived Elite Recovery Mix delivers carbohydrates and proteins in the critical 4:1 ratio within the 'window of opportunity' of 20 minutes after your activity.* This replenishes your muscle glycogen, lowers free radical damage, and promotes the growth of new muscle tissue.* The vitamin C is an antioxidant that reduces muscle soreness, essential electrolytes rehydrate you, clinically proven KSM-66™ Ashwagandha aids athletic performance and boosts recovery, curcumin extract helps reduce body inflammation.*
Why is the 4:1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein in Unived Elite Recovery Mix important?
Several studies suggest that the ideal recovery supplementation should contain carbohydrates and proteins in the 4:1 ratio. The 4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to proteins is scientifically proven to boost the levels of muscle glycogen, stimulate the growth of new muscle, reduce muscle damage, improve performance in subsequent exercises, and reduce the risk of injury.*
How much protein is in Unived Elite Recovery Mix?
Unived Elite Recovery Mix contains 40g of carbohydrates, the protein content of 10g ensures that the product is calibrated to deliver these nutrients to you in the crucial 4:1 ratio - making Unived Elite Recovery Mix an optimal recovery drink mix.*
Why do I need to consume Unived Elite Recovery Mix within 20 minutes of finishing my activity?
Research has shown that the 20 minute window after you finish your activity is when your body is most receptive to a complete recovery.* It is within these 20 minutes that your muscles are the most primed to assimilate the nutrients that it needs to restore levels of glycogen, repair damaged tissue and build new muscle tissue.* Consuming Unived Elite Recovery Mix recovery drink within this 20 minute 'window of opportunity' ensures optimal, scientific recovery.*
How much Unived Elite Recovery Mix should I consume after my activity?
For optimal recovery and best results consume 1 serving of Unived Elite Recovery Mix within 20 minutes of your activity. For intense and grueling activities, you can follow up with one more serving 45 minutes after the first serving.
Will Unived Elite Recovery Mix help with my post-run muscle soreness?
Yes. Unived Elite Recovery Mix has vitamin C which is a potent antioxidant that reduces muscle soreness and curcumin extract that aids inflammation reduction.*
Will Unived Elite Recovery Mix help with muscle repair and growth?
Yes. Unived Elite Recovery Mix recovery drink has pea protein which supplies the full profile of amino acids that your body needs to build new muscle tissue.* When taken within the 20 minute window after your activity, Unived Elite Recovery Mix helps reduce muscle damage and promotes the growth of new muscle tissue.*
Does Unived Elite Recovery Mix contain Whey protein?
No. Whey protein is derived from an animal source. Unived Elite Recovery Mix is a vegan recovery drink mix, which means it does not contain any ingredients of animal origin. The protein used in Unived Elite Recovery Mix is from an organic plant-based source.
Why are the advantages of organic pea protein used in Unived Elite Recovery Mix?
Organic pea protein is a vegetable protein with all essential amino acids, which makes Unived Elite Recovery Mix a vegan recovery drink.* Pea protein also has high digestibility of 98% and a fast-intermediate digestion rate, which means this protein is highly and quickly available to the body towards the building of new muscle tissue.*
What is KSM-66™?
KSM-66™ is the most extensively studied and patented ashwagandha extract on the market. It is clinically proven to aid athletic performance and boost recovery, while also offering stress relief and cardiovascular benefits.*
Can I incorporate Unived Elite Recovery Mix into my training?
Yes! In fact, we recommend that you do, so your body can acclimatize to it and you get the best results from Unived Elite Recovery Mix on race day.
Is Unived Elite Recovery Mix suitable for vegans?
Yes. Unived Elite Recovery Mix is suitable for vegans and it is certified vegan by the Vegan Society, UK. We do not add any animal ingredients and our products have not been tested on animals.
Is Unived Elite Recovery Mix gluten-free?
Yes. Unived Elite Recovery Mix is gluten-free, which means it does not contain gluten, which is the protein found in grains such as wheat and barley. Being gluten-free, Unived Elite Recovery Mix does not give you bowel issues and is easy on your stomach.
Should I consume all Unived products together or can I consume them separately?
Each Unived Endurance Fuel product has been designed as a system to support you from the start to the finish of your endurance activity. The endurance products are specifically designed to meet the different needs of your body at the different stages of your activity. We recommend that you consume them together, so you get optimal results from the Unived Endurance Fuel line.
You can always tailor the intake of these products, depending on your activity. For e.g. for activities of shorter duration or lesser intensity like a 5k race, you may feel that Unived Gel alone covers your hydration needs. That being said, incorporating all the Unived Endurance Fuel products into your training and performance regimen will ensure that these products give you their peak performance, so you can tap into your full potential.
Does Unived Elite Recovery Mix contain any banned substances?
As the Unived Endurance Fuel products have been formulated in accordance with the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) guidelines, the Unived Elite Recovery Mix does not contain any banned substances. However, please note that WADA does not offer any certification or written