NUTRITION PERIODISATION FOR ATHLETES

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.

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Iron for athletes

Iron is a vital micronutrient, especially for elite and recreational athletes, as most of it binds to haemoglobin and is essential for the transport and storage of oxygen.

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What is integrative sports nutrition?

Integrative (or functional) sports nutrition is a field of study that I’ve been trying to develop for the past decade. It started in 2007, when as a nutritional therapy practitioner and lecturer, I was asked to put together a course in sports nutrition for the Centre for Nutrition Education in the UK.

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