Are Your Snacks Letting You Down?
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.
Eating for Recovery. What does your body need to get back on track?
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?
Is Your Balanced Diet Balanced?
There is the old joke that a balanced diet is a glass of wine in one hand and a slice of cake in the other… This perfectly reflects how many of us think about a “balanced” diet, if we think about it at all.
Beyond Calories: B vitamins and Energy
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
Super Snacks – The foods to have with you
We take a look at some of the best snacks to have to hand – at your desk, in your kit pack, handbag or car. Ready to give you the best nutrition to train, recover and excel.
THE FIVE FOODS TO AVOID BEFORE EXERCISE
Heading out training or racing this week? Find out the foods that could jeprodise your performance...Read on
All about Sugar: What you need to know
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.
MAKING EVERY BITE COUNT
What are empty calories and what does this mean when I am trying to fuel my body?
Vitamin D: More Than Just for Bones
Training for endurance? Find out why you need Vitamin D in your diet!
What to Eat Before Training
Fuelling your body in the right way means you have the energy you need to get going, the hydration needed to help avoid fatigue and the protein you need to help recover ready for the next session.
The 5 foods you need to include in your training schedule
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...
Always have a good snack to hand with these 6 Super Snack alternatives - Good snacks + good nourishment = achieving goals
Nutrition for Busy and Active Women
We look at the top five quick and easy things you can do to maximise your training and balance your nutrition.
POST RACE RECOVERY TIPS
So, you finally see the finish line. It seemed like it would never come. As you cross it you are ecstatic. “Yes, I finally did it”
Running on Strong Bones - "Them bones, them bones need......
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 –
How is Your Hydration?
It is not just a case of drinking the odd glass of water. You need to plan
Training for Gaelforce West?
Don't just look at training. You do need to look at what you eat in the months coming up to the race to make sure your body is ready to go on the day.