Nourish your thyroid for better performance

Posted by Ian Craig

You will rarely find the thyroid gland discussed within sports nutrition circles, but it absolutely should be… Not only are thyroid issues absolutely accepted as ‘real’ within sports medicine and exercise endocrinology, but we choose to nourish our thyroid gland via the foods we eat and supplements we take, plus our thyroid gland is heavily affected by our training and lifestyle load/stress.

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Can we approach nutrition for Paralympians in a more functional way?

Posted by Guest

Paralympic and disabled sport is fast becoming one of the most hotly contested areas in sport. From its early beginnings in the mid-20th century at Stoke Mandeville, participation in Paralympic sport has grown explosively worldwide, regardless of the reported 10 per cent drop off in participant numbers since the London 2012 games, as reported in the Independent newspaper (1).

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Muscle hypertrophy from an integrative perspective

Posted by Simone do Carmo

Muscle hypertrophy is more than training and how many calories or grams of protein an athlete eats. The hormonal environment is also key. This blog article is a taster of my upcoming Module 2 lecture on the Certificate of Integrative Sports Nutrition course, so hopefully I can whet your appetite!

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