Class of 2008

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Claire Lane

City & country of residence
Bath, United Kingdom

My work
BASES Accredited Applied Physiologist, Team Bath Human Performance Centre at the University of Bath, Bath. Previously at The Scottish Institute of Sport as Sport Science Officer.

My current sports nutrition practice
I offer advice in terms of specifically fuelling for optimal performance in preparation and recovery to a range of athletes based at the University of Bath. My previous study for Msc Exercise Physiology and ISAK accreditation allow me to cover the basics

My goals in sports nutrition
To gain the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition; To be able to offer more comprehensive advice to clients in terms of their specific nutritional needs; To gain entry onto the Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register in the UK and so be recognised as an accredite

My own sporting background
Used to be a competitive sprinter (100, 200, 400m) until the age of 16yrs, but now focus on distance running, competing in my 2nd Half Marathon in 2007 – quite an achievement for a former sprinter!

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
Taking time out on the morning of our wedding day to watch the Men’s Coxless Four win Gold in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games - Steve Redgrave’s 5th of course! (although not together my husband-to-be and I were screaming and cheering on the opposite ends of

My favourite foods
Italian food, seafood, dark chocolate

Other things of interest about me
I love to be outside especially in the summer months and I enjoy travelling and investigating new places (when you combine these two things, it usually makes for a very hectic and tiring holiday – my husband wishes I could just learn to relax a bit more,