Nutrition

Festive food advice for athletes this Christmas

Posted on December 11, 2018 by

Christmas is a time of many traditions and family and friends coming together. This time is also generally centred around food, drinks and celebrations. While it’s important to be mindful of your diet over the break, you also want to connect with family, traditions and your favourite Christmas foods!

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

Posted on December 5, 2018 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? Some may say that with high levels of training if you aren’t getting tired you aren’t training hard enough.

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This is why athletes should eat breakfast

Posted on November 21, 2018 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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Food choices for the run-in to competition

Posted on November 12, 2018 by

Accumulating fuel stores to be used in competition does not happen in just one meal. Specific to the workload you have ahead of you, a plan of regular meals and snacks spaced out over the days prior to competition should be followed rather than one large meal the night before competition as the increased load on digestion may interfere with sleeping patterns.

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8 nutrition niggles for athletes to look out for

Posted on November 6, 2018 by

It’s a familiar scenario for athletes. You complete a training session and then later that day you pull up sore with a niggle.

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15 balanced dinner ideas for athletes

Posted on October 30, 2018 by

A ‘balanced’ meal for an athlete is hugely important for both training and competition, so it’s a good idea to know what types of things you can cook that will give you what’s required. Below you’ll find 15 balanced meal ideas for dinner.

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10 balanced lunch ideas for athletes

Posted on October 23, 2018 by

A ‘balanced’ meal for an athlete is hugely important for both training and competition, so it’s a good idea to know what types of things you can cook that will give you what’s required. Below you’ll find 10 excellent ideas for balanced lunches.

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13 balanced breakfast ideas for athletes

Posted on October 18, 2018 by

A ‘balanced’ meal for an athlete is hugely important for both training and competition, so it’s a good idea to know what types of things you can cook that will give you what’s required. Below you’ll find 13 excellent ideas for a balanced breakfast.

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20 food suggestions for an athlete’s target protein intake

Posted on October 8, 2018 by

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

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Eating Around Training – Make Each Session Your Best

Posted on October 3, 2018 by

Fuelling your activity is really important for good energy levels, performance and to push yourself further. The harder you work and the more you can improve in training the better you will become. It’s a balance of having the right fuel to match your training available in the system to get the body working, but without being overloaded and too full. Here are the basic rules to follow.

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