Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories for athletes

Participating in exercise and sport has many health benefits, ranging from improved heart health and good weight management to helping with mental health issues. But unfortunately, being active occasionally results in injuries. Treatment for injuries such as sprains and strains is varied, including the application of cold and hot packs, compression and massage, or medications.… Continue reading Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories for athletes

Nutritional Sports Supplements – Are They Worth It?

Walk into any health food store, supermarket, sports shop, gym or pharmacy.....the chances are that you will find a fairly large section dedicated to sports supplements. A huge range of products exist, such as protein, energy, recovery and electrolyte powders; energy and protein bars; and of course energy gels. The market for these items is continually growing,… Continue reading Nutritional Sports Supplements – Are They Worth It?