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On this page you can find all blogs, past and present about myths in sports science and sports nutrition, new studies, practical implications and so on.
What is protein quality?
Is it better for muscle building to eat eggs raw?
Ice slush: effects, benefits and evidence
Are electrolytes important for athletes?
How much sodium do I need?
Is sodium in sweat simply a reflection of the salt in your diet?
Can sodium help performance?
How much do you sweat and how much sodium do you lose?
The role of sodium during exercise
The roles of other electrolytes
What is sodium?
Electrolytes under investigation
Why science does not "prove" anything
Top 10 blogs on Mysportscience
What is better? A glass of wine or an hour of exercise?
Making weight in sport
Can the gut microbiota be trained?
The female athlete: Considerations for fuel storage and utilization
Do athletes need fish oil supplements?
Fish oil: what is it?
Top 5 protein metabolism publications by Kevin Tipton
Kevin Tipton will never be forgotten
Does the gut microbiota play a role in exercise performance? Part 1
Can I gain muscle and lose weight at the same time?
Why nutrition labels are not useful for athletes
How to fuel for a marathon
Creatine, cognition, and concussion: What does the evidence really show?
The myth of superfoods
Creatine and its effects on performance
Modified carbohydrates: Wave of the (sports nutrition) future?
What are the effects of low energy availability on health and performance?
High intensity exercise training – too much of a good thing?
How can you treat or prevent cramps?
Does overtraining reduce mitochondrial function and glucose tolerance?
The pros, cons and myths of milk
Dairy and health
What causes muscle cramps in exercise?
What causes an athlete’s leaky gut?
What is low energy availability in athletes?
How does caffeine work?
Should female athletes get different sport science advice?