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The panellists debated the use of performance enhancing drugs in athletics and the issues facing the sport ahead of the Rio Games later this year. Panel members discussed the alternatives for athletes looking to gain a competitive edge, through nutrition, training and education.
The panellists discussed a number of issues including:
The discussion was chaired by David Slemen, MD of Elite Performance Partners and ex professional rugby union player, and featured:
Nothing beats a healthy, balanced diet to provide all the nutrients we need. But when this isn’t possible supplements can help. This article isn’t intended to replace
medical advice. Please consult your healthcare professional before trying supplements or herbal medicines.