Optimal nutrition is an important aspect of any athlete’s preparation to achieve optimal health and performance. Published literature often focuses on male athletes, leaving out specific advice for females. Women differ from men not only in size, but in body composition and hormonal balance. They also differ from one another – highlighting the individuality of any nutritional approaches.
Protein supplements are now seen as a household item, but are they being used properly?
As we’re in the thick of cough and cold season, now is more important than ever to learn about how nutrition can help the normal functioning of the immune system
It is long recognised that vitamin D is necessary for both bone and skeletal health. Research in the last 10 years suggests that vitamin D is also necessary for muscle growth, immune function and athletic performance.