Nutrition

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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The importance of a healthy digestive system

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then the digestive system is the window to good health. The digestive system is the cornerstone between eating and having adequate fuel for the body to thrive.

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6 tips for athletes to achieve “Mindful Eating”

Posted on April 3, 2019 by

Mindful eating is a way of eating that is based on the philosophies of mindfulness. Essentially, mindfulness involves deliberate focus on your internal and external environments.

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Athlete’s guide to preloading energy for performance

Posted on April 2, 2019 by

Preparing for training by preloading 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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Recovery Food – What to eat and when to eat it

Posted on March 26, 2019 by

The quality of recovery after training will determine how good your adaptation and gains are, further to this it will have an impact on how well you might perform or get through the next training session.

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9 options for a pre-training carbohydrate boost

Posted on February 27, 2019 by

When you are training hard the preferred energy source for short burst, high intensity activity and fast energy is carbohydrates.

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Guide for athletes on when to drink

Posted on February 19, 2019 by

Losing large amounts of fluid has a negative effect on training performance. Athletes can use this guide to assist in avoiding dehydration in training and competition.

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Athlete’s guide to eating away from home

Posted on February 13, 2019 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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Diets – is the latest trend too good to be true?

Posted on February 5, 2019 by

Each month there seems to be a new diet trend or fad which promises to be life changing and more successful than any other diet out there.

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Athlete’s guide to snacks that match training demands

Posted on January 29, 2019 by

Athletes have demanding training loads which change from day to day. As an athlete, you can’t eat exactly the same amount every day as you may fall short in your energy needs on those days when training loads are high. Conversely, you may eat more than is needed when training days are light or if it’s a rest day.

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