Ian Craig

BSc MSc DipCNE INLPTA is a passionate educator in the field of sports nutrition. 

With his joint academic backgrounds in exercise physiology and nutritional therapy, and a 20-year career as a British middle-distance athlete, he has been developing the concept of integrative sports nutrition since 2007; a fast-evolving discipline that considers both the health and performance of an athlete from an integrative health perspective.

He is the author of Wholesome Nutrition and the editor of UK magazine Functional Sports Nutrition, plus he developed and facilitated the Middlesex University‚Äôs Personalised Sports Nutrition postgraduate course, the Functional Sports Nutrition Academy, and the annual IHCAN Functional Sports Nutrition conference, of which he is conference leader.

Additionally, as co-founder of the Nutritional Institute, Ian is a clinical practitioner, based in Johannesburg. His client base ranges from chronic health cases, such as autoimmunity, through recreational and elite athletes, to sports and lifestyle induced low-grade chronic fatigue syndrome.

He gained his BSc in Physiology & Sports Science from the University of Glasgow in his native Scotland, his MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his BSc in Nutritional Therapy at the Centre for Nutrition Education, validated by Middlesex University in London. Ian is a professional member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Read more articles and blogs from Ian on our sister site www.thenutritionalinstitute.com.