In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts from a genetic level. So some athletes and individuals are more prone than others to injuries or being injured. This weakness is usually due to weaker bone structures, weak tendons and ligament makeup or many other physiological factors. However, as we do not know what our risk level is to injury, it is important that we take precautions. These measures then ensure that we protect ourselves from both minor and serious sports injuries when both training and competing.
We all know what we eat affects our gut bacteria but did you know that an imbalanced gut bacteria can cause weight gain?
Do you feel burnt out? If so, then it may be time to look at how you’re living your life. Having a double espresso to get you moving in the morning and a bottle of wine to wind down at night, may not be ideal.
Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Stress is a cause of many illnesses as it creates physiological changes in our bodies. For instance, our body reverts back to its primitive instincts when stressed. Should it fight or should it flee?
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth — ‘SIBO’ for short — is exactly as its name suggests: an increased amount of bacteria in your gut. It can also refer to changes in the types of gut bacteria. SIBO causes hydrogen, methane and or hydrogen sulphide gas production causing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) type symptoms and can also damage to the intestinal wall. So, you ask, how does SIBO sneak its way into your body?