Month: May 2014

Pre-season Injury Prevention Report

• Decreased exercise levels during the off-season lead to: • A deterioration in the load tolerance of our tendons • Reductions in muscle strength, endurance, and power. • Reduced balance and co-ordination via a dampening down of the brain to muscle nerve pathways. • Reduced aerobic fitness • Loss of flexibility Points to Consider with Read More …

The Link Between Cortisol, DHEA and Insulin

As a consequence, excessive carbohydrate intake often leads to excessive cortisol secretion.  There are several causes of adrenal overload or fatigue, but if the gland has to continually produce excess cortisol due to carbohydrate overload, this will contribute. Because DHEA and cortisol act to balance each other, and because there is a finite amount of Read More …