Stresses of the Endurance Athlete

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - MAY/JUNE 2012

The training stresses on the endurance athlete are considerable. Ian Craig explores the functional consequences of heavy training and what to do about them.

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Overtraining revisited

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - MARCH/APRIL 2018

Overtraining is a well-studied phenomenon in sports medicine, but it may also be viewed as adrenal fatigue in integrative health practices. Ian Craig pulls together a few physiological models and considerations to help us understand this term better. 

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The connectivity of injuries

FUNCTIONAL SPORTS NUTRITION - MARCH/APRIL 2019

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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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.

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