The Connectivity of Injuries

TOTAL SPORTS NUTRITION – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2012

Muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints are often viewed as mechanical structures and if injury occurs, it’s just unlucky. Ian Craig looks at how to nourish our injuries.

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Nutritional considerations for the vegan athlete

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017

Veganism is becoming increasingly popular among athletes who believe it can improve their health and help them succeed in their sport. Simone do Carmo takes us through some important nutritional considerations and shares practical guidelines for athletes who have adopted or are transitioning to this dietary approach.

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Stress and Overtraining: A Cycling Case Study

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010

Lee was a 42-year old competitive cyclist who, despite having a well-designed training programme (from his club coach) and being very dedicated to his sport, had experienced deterioration in performance over the past 2 seasons. 

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Functional Sports Drinks

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - MARCH/APRIL 2011

Raised a scientist, I never ever believe the advertising claims of products without a closer look. I will read scientific reports about how certain foods and drinks affect our energy, strength and performance, but more than that, I now rely on gut instinct more than ever.

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