Recovery Strategies for Athletes

Ensuring athletes are prepared in the most optimal condition to perform is a huge challenge for coaches and athletes alike....

Fueling for Athletic Performance

Guest Author: Michael Kenny Nutrition for athletes can be compared to the fuel you put into your car. The more...

The importance of ‘knowing your athletes’

It used to be the case that success in sport was based mostly on natural talent, but as competition developed,...

How the body uses energy

The first law of thermodynamics is known as the ‘Law of Conservation of Energy’ and it states that energy cannot...

Supplements and the young athlete

All athletes undertake a training program with the ultimate aim of improving their performance. Gaining that extra bit of speed,...

Challenges to Effective Athlete Monitoring are Easily Overcome

This article first appeared in the SimpliFaster blog. Achieving success in sport, particularly at the elite level, is a complex...

Staying healthy boosts chances of sporting success

One of the greatest fears of an athlete is that injury can strike just at the wrong time which could...

Refuelling during exercise

The area of nutrition is an area we touched on recently in terms of the importance of establishing the right...

An Athlete’s Guide to Inflammation: Understand, Reduce and Prevent

Pain is hard to ignore. Pain, heat and swelling are often present with acute inflammation. Inflammation is a normal physiological...

Slow down, you eat too fast!

In our fast paced world, we are always looking for ways to do things in a shorter time. The five...

Stress and Life Load

Nutrition, quality of sleep and stress levels are the key players for both your short and long-term health. If a...

Nutrition for Athletes

Top level athletes and players train and compete multiple times per week, and even sometimes per day. For this, the...