Guide to supplement use for athletes

Posted by Simone do Carmo

A client of mine recently asked if I could look into a specific supplement that has recently been launched in South Africa for youth athletes. While writing the report, I realised that a general guide to supplement use for athletes based on the Position Statement of the UK’s Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) might be useful for our readers.

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NUTRITION PERIODISATION FOR ATHLETES

Posted by Simone do Carmo

Research in conventional sports nutrition has started to look at the effect of low-carbohydrate availability as a way to promote training adaptations relating to increased mitochondrial biogenesis and oxidative metabolism. However, most of these studies have reported no improvements with regard to performance.

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