A FOCUS ON: COCONUT WATER

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

Over the past few years, coconut water has gained immense popularity within the sport and fitness world. It is viewed as a ‘natural’ low-calorie drink and athletes have been using it as a replacement for typical sports drinks due to its high electrolyte content. However, athletes do not realise that these electrolytes are not the ones they are losing in their sweat.

Read more

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.

Read more

Exercise-induced gastrointestinal dysfunction in endurance athletes   

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - JULY/AUGUST 2018

Having just completed her dissertation research project as a final year student at CNELM, Katherine Caris-Harris shares her mechanism review, incorporating the functional medicine model, that investigates the role of exercise-induced endotoxemia in lower GI dysfunction in endurance athletes.

Read more

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. 

Read more