In this special “mini” episode of the podcast Cammy speaks to Andy Brown from the Sports Integrity Initiative about the recent ban imposed on an amateur Scottish rugby player for recreational drug use. They discuss the UK Anti-Doping Agency’s approach to testing, how the World Anti-Doping Agency categorise different substances and the risks involved in taking supplements.
You can find more information about the issues we spoke about on the podcast on the Scottish Rugby website www.scottishrugby.org/anti-doping
For more information about alternatives to supplements you can visit http://craigwatsonsportsnutrition.com/blog/
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