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Understanding lactose-free diets as an athlete

Posted on June 30, 2020 by

Lactose is a carbohydrate found in varying amounts in milk, yoghurt, cream, butter, ice cream and cheese from cows, goats and sheep.

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The importance of vitamin C for athletes

Posted on June 9, 2020 by

Vitamin C is regularly referenced in relation to immune support and function. While it’s certainly important in that regard – particularly in the winter months – vitamin C also plays a role in other important body function for athletes.

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Nutrition advice for endurance cycling

Posted on May 29, 2020 by

If you intend to drive a car for several hours, it wouldn’t make much sense to start that drive with the fuel light on. It’s going to be far more efficient for your drive to put enough petrol in the tank before you leave.

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4 nutrition tips for preparing to return to sport

Posted on May 26, 2020 by

Much like adjusting your dietary intake and nutrition goals were important when COVID-19 restrictions first began, your diet will need to adapt as sport begins to return.

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Nutrition advice for swimming

Posted on May 19, 2020 by

When it comes to nutrition and swimming, perhaps the most common form of knowledge among athletes and the general public alike is not to swim immediately after eating.

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Nutrition advice for endurance running

Posted on May 12, 2020 by

Are you planning to compete in a fun run next year, or an endurance event like a marathon?

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7 healthier snack suggestions to try at home

Posted on April 30, 2020 by

Healthy eating doesn’t need to be overwhelming.

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Understanding your portions – how to manage your intake

Posted on April 28, 2020 by

If you aren’t doing as much structured or intense training, plus you’re doing less incidental activity – your total energy demands may not be as high as when you’re in full training.

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9 healthier meal suggestions to try at home

Posted on April 20, 2020 by

Healthy eating doesn’t need to be overwhelming. Making one or two slightly healthier choices in how you fill your plate each day may help create more sustainable shifts and encourage long term change in nutrition habits; rather than feel like you have to get everything perfect all of the time.

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Mood food – How to use nutrition for mental wellbeing

Posted on April 14, 2020 by

Nutrition plays a key role in the structure and function of the brain, so what we eat can therefore influence how effectively our brains operate.

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