HARNESSING YOUR NERVOUS ENERGY

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - JULY/AUGUST 2016

It’s long been considered important to balance your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, but in reality most athletes don’t even try. Ian Craig explores this complex topic, which actually has some simple take homes.

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IRON: THE ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE LIMITING NUTRIENT

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017

In standard sports nutrition practices, nutritional deficiencies are not readily acknowledged, apart from iron that is. Simone do Carmo digs deeply into the iron and athletic performance literature.

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THE FUNCTIONALITY OF ENERGY

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015

Rather than thinking of energy in terms of macronutrient contributions, let’s understand more about how it is made. Ian Craig unearths three important areas of functional energy provision.

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THYROID DYSFUNCTION IN SPORT

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - MARCH/APRIL 2015

Recent revelations that certain high-profile athletes have been taking thyroid medication has made us question whether athletes might suffer from thyroid problems and the impacts had on performance. Ian Craig investigates.

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