Dr. Jamie Pugh (PhD)

Dr. Jamie Pugh (PhD) is a post-doctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University where he studies the effect exercise can have on the gastrointestinal system and the effects probiotic supplementation can have on endurance athletes. He has also worked as a consultant nutritionist and physiologist for a number of professional teams, marathon runners, and extreme endurance athletes.

  1. Football, Anxiety And Performance Pressure

    Football, Anxiety And Performance Pressure
    As the football European Championship rolls onto the knockout stage, nerves could soon start to be shredded for some players as penalty shoot outs come into play. From Stuart Pearce’s 1900, Southgate in 96 and England awful showing against Portugal in 2004 - England are certainly a country that seem to suffer more than most with the anxiety of a...
  2. Wellness week 2 - Getting Your Fitness Back

    Wellness week 2 - Getting Your Fitness Back
    Lockdowns, gyms shut, and winter weather have made for a bleak few months recently. It’s time to check-in and make sure your health isn’t suffering. All throughout June, we are asking our customers to take the time to think about one aspect of their health each week and look to make a positive change. We’re giving you a breakdown of...
  3. Top Sleep Hacks To Improve Sleep Quality

    Top Sleep Hacks To Improve Sleep Quality
    The Importance Of Sleep And Top Sleep Hacks To Improve It Continue reading →
  4. Lab4 timeline

    Lab4 timeline
    Lab4 Probiotics: One of the Most Researched Probiotics Available Continue reading →
  5. Innovative Supplement To Improve Exercise Performance

    Innovative Supplement To Improve Exercise Performance
    An innovative supplement to improve exercise performance More and more evidence is showing that particular probiotics can do more than improve gut function - they could improve exercise performance Continue reading →
  6. How much protein do I need after a workout?

    How much protein do I need after a workout?
    For a long time, it was believed that you needed no more than ~20g of whey protein post-training. But why? And is this still the case? Studies examining how much (and what type of) protein we should take post-training come from studies that  measure how much ‘new’ protein we are able to make in our muscles after training (skeletal muscle...
  7. Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage - The What, Why and How Not

    Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage - The What, Why and How Not
    Exercise-induced muscle damage: the what, why, and how not Exercise induced muscle damage results in muscle soreness and a temporary loss of muscle function. Which nutritional interventions can accelerate recovery of muscle function and ameliorate soreness? Continue reading →
  8. New Study Finds Daily Probiotics Has Positive Effects On Anxiety, Relaxation And Brain Functioning In Footballers

    New Study Finds Daily Probiotics Has Positive Effects On Anxiety, Relaxation And Brain Functioning In Footballers
    The human gut is colonized by more than 100 trillion microbiotas, and these bacteria can provide benefits to the individuals. We have written many times about the positive effects of probiotic supplements, but a new study (1) has looked to see the effects of a daily probiotic supplementation on cognitive measures in competitive footballers. The researchers took measures of cognitive...
  9. Post Workout Protein - Is 20g Of Protein Enough?

    Post Workout Protein - Is 20g Of Protein Enough?
    When it comes to getting protein in post-training, most people would agree that it is beneficial - whether it is for muscle growth or recovery. But how much is enough? For a long time, it was believed that you needed no more than ~20g of whey protein post-training. But why? And is this still the case? Studies examining how much...
  10. Public Health England Recommends Vitamin D This Summer

    Public Health England Recommends Vitamin D This Summer
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