Just hangin’ around

It’s great living so near to a park, especially one with bootcamp! Spring is here (ish) so let’s get outside, things are always better with daffodils. Inverleith Park has a duck pond, bowling green, tennis courts and most importantly monkey bars – something for everyone. We had a wee run yesterday and got stuck in […]

Hydration and sport performance

Today I’m studying hydration and I thought I’d share a few of the most important and interesting things: Sweating is good – it means that your body is thermoregulating properly, so the more sweat the better, all you need to do it make sure you replace the fluid lost afterwards When you are dehydrated, concentrate […]

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. […]