What is sugar?
In the next few blogs we will tackle the topic of “sugar”. There are some daunting headlines in the media: Sugar is a silent killer....
From fad diets to fat burners: How pseudoscience is harming your practice
Misinformation is everywhere. It affects how we think, how we behave, and the decisions we make. Nowhere is this truer than in the global...
What is pseudoscience?
Pseudoscience is almost the opposite of science, even though it dresses up in science’s clothes.
Are "natural" foods healthier?
It is tempting to think that all foods labelled “natural”, “all natural”, or “100% natural” are healthier. But what does natural actually...
Probiotics: it may not all be positive
We are learning more and more about the importance of the microbiome and the links with various diseases. However, the consumer is...
No evidence to adapt training to the phase of the menstrual cycle
In a previous blog we explored how underrepresented women are in scientific research and we recommended that we need more studies in...
In one of the early blogs on mysportscience, we discussed how many athletes start building a pyramid from the top without a solid...
Caffeinated chewing gum for exercise performance
Caffeine is considered one of the few performance-enhancing supplements that can truly elicit an ergogenic effect. There is a large body...