AN INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS NUTRITION

AN INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS NUTRITION

The science of Sports Nutrition is complex and often confusing, but it can be simplified into four basic components: Fuelling, Refuelling, Repairing and Recovery. FUELLING Carbohydrates =  Instant Fuel All activities use fuel, which is measured in calories and often...
EAT TO RECOVER – INGREDIENTS AND MEAL IDEAS

EAT TO RECOVER – INGREDIENTS AND MEAL IDEAS

You put a lot of effort into your running sessions. But what happens when you take that final stride? Is that it – the run is over, now it’s time to get on with the rest of your day? Or do you give some thought to how you’ll help your body recover, regrow and repair?...
Half Marathon Carb-Loading Dos & Don’ts

Half Marathon Carb-Loading Dos & Don’ts

Should you carb up for a half marathon? We’ve got the low-down about eating before the big race What is carb-loading? Most people associate long distance running races with carb-loading on a big plate of pasta or rice the night before. The logic behind this seems to...