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How to easily pre-load energy for performance

Posted on September 5, 2017 by

Preparing for training by pre loading fuel stores before and during long training sessions & competition is just as important to consider as recovery strategies and what you will have when you finish.

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20 food suggestions for your target protein intake

Posted on August 22, 2017 by

When considering protein for recovery, the timing, frequency and amount all play a pivotal role for optimal results.

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What to consider when approaching weight loss as an athlete

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The body doesn’t like to change weight rapidly; it takes time to increase or reduce body weight healthily and for long term results.

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Why athletes shouldn’t fear carbohydrates

Posted on August 8, 2017 by

The word ‘carbohydrate’ is the name given to a macronutrient that is in a very broad range of foods and comes in many different forms, which have slightly different functions and are digested differently.

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7 reasons you are fatigued (and how to get back on track)

Posted on July 25, 2017 by

Do you wake up tired? Or are you tired before training? Perhaps you get to the afternoon and wish you could have a nap?

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This is why athletes should eat breakfast

Posted on July 17, 2017 by

The importance of breakfast is in its title, its breaking the overnight fast. Your first meal is the key to turn your body on for the day.

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Athlete’s guide to eating away from home

Posted on June 19, 2017 by

Athletes are often travelling to compete and are away from home, which forces a change in routine and eating habits.

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5 tips to keep your immune system strong in all conditions

Posted on June 12, 2017 by

The life of an athlete can put extra strain on the immune system and ability to stay well.

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Snack Ideas for Athletes

Posted on May 29, 2017 by

If you head off to school, university or work around training times it’s important to plan ahead and make sure you have the right foods packed, that way the fuel needed to prepare and recover from training will be available when you need it.

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Recovery Food – What to eat and when to eat it

Posted on May 22, 2017 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 is 20g of protein.

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