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Ep. 53 – Dedication to Education: Fish Oils (Omega 3) for Concussions

This week, we’re delving into part III of the concussion series. If you’ve missed part 1 (creatine) and part 2 (curcumin), I’d strongly recommend you check them our first. Moving on… Omega-3 fatty acids are considered to be a staple supplement found in many athletes tool box…but little do they know the potential role it

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Ep. 52 – Dedication to Education: Curcumin for Concussions

Part II: Curcumin As covered in Part I, prevention is always better than the cure for any injury related issues…whether that be through changing the rules of a game, appropriate screening or nutrition. To reiterate a very important point from last week, the research on nutrition strategies for concussion is extremely infant, and in best

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Ep. 51 – Dedication to Education: Creatine for Concussions

Today, we’re diving into part I of a mini review looking at nutraceuticals, all with the aim of reducing sport- related head trauma, more specifically; concussions. Concussions is a type of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) resulting from either a direct or indirect impact to the head that manifests in the short-term impairment of neurological

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Ep. 50 – Dedication to Education: The Impact of Psychological Stress on Immune Function in Athletes

Today is not about nutrition; instead we’re doing a mini dive into the world of stress and immune function. Reason being, I frequently get asked about different XYZ nutrition strategies to combat illness. By all means, this is brilliant as there’s a lot nutrition can do! However, immunosupression is a multi factorial issue and sometimes

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Ep. 47 – Dedication to Education: Low Fibre/Residue Diet for Last minute Weight Loss in MMA, Boxers, powerlifters & Weightlifters

This week we’re looking at how weight making athletes such as weightlifters, powerlifters and combat sport athletes can get ‘free weight loss’ without compromising their performance. As you’re probably aware, acute weight making strategies can be taken to the extreme where you’ll frequently see combat sport athletes try and drop 10-15+ pounds in the days

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Ep. 45 – Dedication to Education: Glutamine Supplementation for Gut Health in Athletes?

Today, we’re looking at glutamine’s protective role for endurance athletes. Approx. 30-65% of marathon runners/triathletes experience some kind of gut distress, ranging from nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and the sudden urge to not shit yourself. Agree? When training starts, blood flow gets redirected from the gut to the working muscles as they have a higher

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Ep. 44 – Dedication to Education: Water Loading for Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Boxing and Martial Arts

Today we’re doing a deep dive into a commonly used method to ‘make weight’ for weight category sports such as boxing, MMA, weightlifting and powerlifting. Enter, the WATER LOAD. To my knowledge, there’s only one study to date looking at the effectiveness of this, however almost all weight making athletes have used or have heard

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