Sports Performance

Protein Powder - A Must for Muscle Growth

Aidan Goggins | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Here's the question: for a healthy individual already achieving relatively high protein intakes from diet alone, say in excess of 90-100 grams/day (the British Dietetic Association recommends levels of 55 grams a day), is there any merit in advocating additional supplementation?

Creatine - The Champagne of Sports Supplements

Aidan Goggins | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Creatine: it's a supplement discussed in hushed, foreboding tones around the gym lockers, and rarely mentioned outside of sporting circles, such is its social stigmatisation. It's the sporting world's 'entry drug', give in to the dark side embracing the 'Big C' and you're on the fast track to an obligatory doping scandal.

Why 'Sports Performance' Drinks Are Hard To Swallow

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drinks, trainers and protein shakes which purport to be performance enhancing have a "striking lack of evidence" to back up their claims, a study sugg...