An athlete’s guide to understanding dietary fat
It’s commonly understood that carbohydrates are the main fuel source for training and competition and protein is the key nutrient to aid muscle growth, repair and recovery. But what should athletes know about dietary fat?
How to maintain a healthy breakfast for busy athletes
Athletes are often time-poor and so it can always be challenging to establish a healthy breakfast routine – especially when you are running to fit in training before starting your day. Does this sound familiar?
9 vegetarian combinations to help achieve protein targets
We have previously covered the importance of regular protein in an athlete’s diet to assist in training recovery. However, a common misconception around vegetarian eating is that it is impossible to consume adequate quantities of protein to support training demands.
20 recovery food suggestions with 20g protein
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.
6 silly season nutrition tips for athletes
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.
8 ways additional energy sneaks into your diet
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.