Nutrition

Nutrition FAQ | What should I do if I train during meal times?

Posted on June 19, 2019 by

NSWIS athletes get a wide range of assistance and support about diet and nutrition to use food as their performance advantage and reach their goals.

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Nutrition FAQ | My weight/skinfolds doesn’t reflect how much I train?

Posted on June 12, 2019 by

NSWIS athletes get a wide range of assistance and support about diet and nutrition to use food as their performance advantage and reach their goals.

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How cold weather and altitude affects nutrition

Posted on June 4, 2019 by

Winter sports require a wide range of skills, strength, concentration, technique and energy demands. While the principals of fuelling performance and fuelling training remain similar to summer sports, the thing that sets them apart so distinctively is the environment they participate in.

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Importance of timing your meals as an athlete

Posted on May 29, 2019 by

The body is constantly using fuel to repair the muscle damage created in training and competing; this is how muscles grow and adapt to help increase strength as you develop as an athlete.

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Staying healthy during the change of seasons

Posted on May 22, 2019 by

Physical and mental stress, poor food choices, high levels of repeated training and poor quality sleep may decrease your immune function, making you more susceptible to falling ill and feeling run down.

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Taking ownership of your diet

Posted on May 15, 2019 by

Everybody has different eating habits, and our busy lifestyles make it easy for us to gravitate back to what is familiar without challenging if those food choices align with training requirements and are what our bodies need.

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Athlete’s guide to preloading energy for performance

Posted on May 7, 2019 by

Carbs and the role they play in the diet can be confusing if you over think it.

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4 essentials for an athlete’s kitchen

Posted on April 30, 2019 by

For many athletes there comes a time when you’ll move out of home and away from the reliable home cooked meal. It can be a bit daunting, knowing you’re now solely in charge of preparing a diet to suit your training regime.

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What to consider when approaching weight loss as an athlete

Posted on April 23, 2019 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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How to kickstart your healthy habits

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

A visit to the supermarket can be the turning point for what you will eat for the week. Planning and preparation is one of the most important steps in managing your diet, to make healthy choices and having the right food available.

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