Basic sports nutrition for young athletes

It’s been a couple of weeks since I did a presentation for the young sprinters at Edinburgh athletic club so I thought I’d share some of the main points. It was actually quite tricky deciding what to say as I had no idea what kind of basic knowledge they had, but I took them some […]

Public health messages from a sports nutritionist

Yesterday I was lucky enough to attend a seminar from a leading researcher in Sports Nutrition. Dr Yannis Pitsiladis is a well published sports nutritionist specialising in the diets of African athletes. We were let into the secrets of the success of African athletes and learned a huge amount about their diets and training regimes. […]