Beta alanine is a popular supplement among athletes as well as regular gym goers because of its ability to improve sports performance. In this article we’ll take a closer look at what this supplement is, and the potential benefit of including it in your diet. What is it? Beta alanine is an amino acid that […]

Caffeine has well-known benefits for athletic performance, and might just be our favourite supplement of all (in coffee form of course)! It is the most consumed stimulant in the world. Caffeine is linked to increased heart rate, the contraction and relaxation of heart muscle and neural signaling. It has been shown to be effective at improving performance […]

It has been well documented that increasing plant based foods in your diet is beneficial for both your health and the environment. Including more foods such as fruit, vegetables, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds has been shown to positively impact your health, whether you are vegetarian or not. While it is absolutely possible for an […]

Creatine is one of the most widely researched supplements on the market and it has the backing to demonstrate that it works! Creatine can enhance performance in sports involving repeated high-intensity exercise. These include resistance training, sprinting sports or sports within intermittent work patterns such as team sports and racquet sports. While this article covers […]

My hat goes off to all the bodybuilders out there… this sport is not for the faint hearted. To compete as a bodybuilder, meticulous planning and discipline are required in the areas of nutrition and training. The preparation for competition takes place over a number of months or even years and is completed in different […]

When we think about optimal recovery from training, we often think supplements. And there definitely are many supplements out there that can help to optimise recovery…BUT…most of them do the same (or not as good a job) as what real food can do! Also, food tastes good, and fills you up, and is often cheaper […]

Eating before exercise is often advised to ensure you are well fueled, and can get the most out of your training session. However, as with everything in nutrition, it all depends on the individual, their preferences and the time of day they train. Most active people can meet their pre exercise nutritional needs without any […]

Last week I was lucky enough to listen to an amazing webinar from Professor Andrew Jones, about all the latest research surrounding Nitrates; or as it is more commonly known, beetroot juice. A lot of my clients are already using this supplement, particularly for endurance events, but it has now been shown to have benefits […]

Protein Powder is one of the most popular supplements sold in the market today. As with all supplements, the multitude of information regarding protein powders can be confusing. Protein in the diet is a necessity, but how do you know if protein powder is the right supplement for you? Protein powders can be helpful if […]

Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself?Hello, My names Bruce (Finding Nemo reference). I work as an Exercise Physiologist at BaiMed Performance Centre as well as coach at CrossFit Wollongong. Outside of my work and coaching I train and compete as a CrossFit athlete.I compete year round in various competitions. Most recently […]