Some people swear that cold showers can deliver myriad health benefits, from keeping chronic disease at bay to clearer thinking, improved circulation and general wellness improvements. But what does the science have to say about them?
Long journeys and jet lag are a concern for many athletes, but what exactly is the impact of long flights on performance, and what strategies are available to counteract these effects?
Recovery yoga can provide many benefits from both physiological and psychological stress, which can correlate to improved athletic performance.
Should athletes be more aware of the impact of alcohol on performance? We delve into what the science says in terms of its effect on performance, recovery and nutrition.
Delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, is the soreness we get in our muscles caused by micro-traumas, and the chemical processes associated with going above and beyond. But is it dangerous, and how can you avoid or minimise it?
From powder-based proteins and creatine, to gel- and gummy-based caffeine and carbohydrates, performance supplements are sold to professional athletes and weekend warriors alike. But what exactly are the advantages and risks?
In episode 83 of the Science for Sport podcast, one of the world’s leading sport performance scientists reveals the truth behind one of the most used recovery methods: ice and cold water exposure.
Due to the busy lifestyle that many athletes live, sleep and sport don’t always go together, but sleep is a must for recovery and performance. Here’s how to get the most out of your sleep.
ACL injuries are one of the most painful setbacks in sport. Can nutrition play a part in fast-tracking a return to play?
Concussions are a growing issue in many sports, and early initiation of low-intensity aerobic exercise is recommended to kick-start the recovery process.
Jet lag and travel fatigue are no fun for anyone and can negatively impact athletic performance – but here’s some tricks and tips to combat air travel.
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