20 recovery food suggestions with 20g protein

Posted on December 4, 2019 by

When considering protein for recovery, the timing, frequency and amount all play a pivotal role for optimal results. The ideal amount of protein to aim for post training for muscle repair is 20g of protein.

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6 silly season nutrition tips for athletes

Posted on November 26, 2019 by

The Christmas / New Year period can be the “most wonderful time of the year” however with it often comes extra celebratory events, catch ups, changes to routine and a different more plentiful food environment.

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8 ways additional energy sneaks into your diet

Posted on November 19, 2019 by

If your sport has specific body comp targets that you need to reach but you find you are struggling to manage or maintain them, you might look to what you are eating and the portion sizes to see what is contributing extra kilojoules and still be left scratching you head as to why you aren’t at your target.

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5 nutrition tips to treat exams like sporting events

Posted on October 23, 2019 by

Just like nutrition plays a significant role in athletic performance, it also plays a big role in academic performance.

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The importance of fibre for athletes

Posted on October 9, 2019 by

Dietary fibre is an essential component of a healthy diet for all individuals, including athletes.

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The importance of iron for athletes

Posted on October 2, 2019 by

Iron is an essential nutrient for normal functioning as it assists in the transport of oxygen around the body. We need sufficient oxygen transport to allow our muscles to execute work. 

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12 food suggestions to pack on a plane

Posted on September 26, 2019 by

Just because you’re travelling on a plane and food is provided, this does not mean you need to eat any/all of the food that is served to you.

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6 tips for athletes eating on a budget

Posted on September 18, 2019 by

Many athletes maintain a full-time training and competition load while also engaging in school, university or work.

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Packing your backpack for the snow – 4 essential nutrition tips

Posted on September 11, 2019 by

For snowboarders and skiers its no secret that a day on the mountain and back-to-back training can be exhausting. With an icy early morning rise, a commute to the powdery slope, three to four hours on snow, afternoon gym and equipment preparation – packing your backpack can be the last thing winter sports athletes are keen to do.

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5 tips to nail your nutrition on rest days

Posted on September 3, 2019 by

Rest days for athletes involve minimal training and physical activity volume. Consequently, nutrition requirements on these days differ to those on training or competition days.

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