You have breakfast, lunch and dinner balanced and correct but are you falling down with your snacks? We tend to focus on main meals when we are trying to manage our nutrition and then in between we are having soft drinks, a quick bar of chocolate or a packet of crisps.
A big event can take a lot out of you. Mentally and physically grueling, long endurance events test you to the limit. Being physically fit and mentally ready are essential but what can you do to help your body recover in the hours and days after you’ve given it all you’ve got?
Focusing on fueling your body at meals is essential to getting the performance you want. Balancing meals with quality protein and the right amount of carbs helps build and maintain muscle and supplies you with the calories you need to train and p
Any cold gets better faster if you rest but a week of rest can really hurt your training goals. Do what you can to keep your immune system at its healthiest by taking a look at what you eat.
When it comes to exercise and fitness, the focus tends to be on protein first and everything else comes a distant second. Or third. But, our micronutrients are just as important as our macros when it comes to performance and B vitamins are the on
Endurance races really are that: endurance. It is the hope that gets you to sign up, the determination to do the training and the sheer grit to get you through to the finish. What you eat or drink during a long race will help keep fuel
We have heard an awful lot about sugar recently, but is it really as bad as is claimed? We take a look at some of the myths and truths of sugar and the foods to limit and to enjoy when it comes to negotiating a healthy diet.
Whether you are getting fit for the first time or building on a solid base, there are some key foods to include in any training programme...
For many athletes, sports nutrition is all about building and fuelling muscle. Protein fat and carbs – all the macros – get a mention as well as some of vitamins involved in metabolism. Bones tend to get less of a focus –
Understanding what your body needs to fuel itself during an advenutre racde is critical and can be the difference between success and failure. We have developed some practicle advice for anybody looking for information on race nutrition