Sports Nutrition

Blog articles related to sports nutrition.
  • Green Tea for Athletes - What are the Benefits?

    Green Tea Benefits

    In present day, a new 'wonder' product, ingredient or supplement seems to crop up every week, promising exceptional health and performance benefits. This can be bewildering for many, exciting for some, or - for the cynical amongst us - will fall on closed ears.

  • The Importance of Magnesium For Muscle Recovery

    Magnesium For Muscle Recovery

    Replenishing electrolytes after strenuous exercise is crucial, and magnesium has a particular role in muscular health and recovery. Researchers studying marathon runners found magnesium to be the most highly depleted electrolyte in athletes, followed by potassium.

  • How Can Collagen Boost Joint Health?

    Boost Joint Health

    The benefits of collagen peptides in promoting joint health have been widely reported by many clinical research studies. By boosting overall joint health, longterm collagen supplementation is believed to be an effective option to help protect joint health and aid recovery from joint pain and inflammation. In this article we explain the what, how and why of using collagen to promote healthy joints. 


  • The Importance of Weight Training After The Menopause

    Weight Training After Menopause

    The reduction of hormone levels with age has many effects on women's health and wellbeing. Exercise has been found to be an effective tool in combating many of the challenges these changes pose, including mood fluctuations, a slower metabolism, and guarding against the risk of certain injuries and conditions that increase with age.

  • Cost-effective Alternatives to Protein Shakes

    Protein Shakes

    Whether used to fuel training or as a recovery aid, protein shakes are becoming an increasingly prevalent source of nutrition for athletes. Due to the highly individual nature of each person's training requirements, making your own protein shakes can be an excellent and cost-effective way to attain bespoke nutritional benefits.

  • Carbohydrate drinks explained

    Sports drinks explained

    Carbohydrate (CHO) is important as an exercise fuel. Having enough fuel to supply the body is essential to be able to perform optimally and combat fatigue or tiredness, which could lead to injuries. Carbohydrate can come in the form of solids and liquids. In some cases, we need to have more than just plain water to help us exercise, concentrate or perform optimally. Sports drinks, sports gels or juices can help us achieve this.

  • 5 Top Tips to Avoid Getting the Flu

    Avoiding the Flu

    People often ask, what’s the difference between the common cold and the flu? How can I avoid getting ill before an important competition or exam like everyone around me? Is it as simple as not going outside in the cold with wet hair? Here we give our top tips for avoiding the flu.