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Is Your Diet Leaving You Prone to Injury?

For anyone who exercises regularly or is a competitive athlete, the reality is that you will experience some form of injury in your life. It’s not until the onset of injury that people think it will happen to them, but unfortunately, it does. Strategies for preventing injury include diet, hydration, sleep, cold-water immersion and prehabilitation …

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How to Recover from Injury and Post-Surgery, Through Your Diet

Periods of inactivity and immobilisation that is caused by injury and corrective surgery may result in significant losses in muscle mass, strength and function. Depending on the severity of an injury, sport and physical activity participation is reduced or completely restricted, therefore limiting the anabolic stimulus of exercise to support protein synthesis. Therefore certain alterations …

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Fuelling Your 10KM Race: Before, During & After

After months of training, race day is finally here. You’ve put so much time and effort into your training, the last thing you want is to be unhappy with your performance when it matters most. Nutrition is fundamental in maximising performance and should never be neglected, in fact it should be prioritised on par with …

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3 Functional Foods for Energy Production & Endurance Performance – Published in Cycling Plus Magazine

Fuelling your body with the right energy and nutrients is fundamental for maximising performance. Eating a variety of foods, “a rainbow a day”, is the best way to ensuring your body receives an abundant supply of all nutrients allowing your body to perform, recover and develop after each training session. Nutrient deficiencies are the main …

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Protein for Endurance Athletes – Q&A with Outdoor Fitness

How is protein beneficial to endurance athletes? Dietary protein is the key nutrient that helps the body grow and repair by stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Muscle is damaged as a result of strenuous exercise, therefore consuming sufficient protein helps athletes to recover from training, and allows them to train harder and more often in order …

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Dietary Fats & Oils for Cyclists – Outdoor Fitness Q&A

What are ‘good’ fats and oils? The term ‘good fats’ can be somewhat misinterpreted and therefore people may eliminate certain dietary fatty acids from their diet which may not be considered ‘good’, but do actually play an important role in the human body. One example of this is saturated fat. This stems from the belief …

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Effective Carb-Loading Strategies

It was in the 1960’s when dietary carbohydrates were discovered as the major energy source to fuel exercise by being stored in the muscles as glycogen. Muscle glycogen content is linked to endurance performance and starting with lower concentrations results in premature fatigue, therefore nutritional strategies to increase muscle and liver glycogen before competition are …

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Hydration for Health and Sports Performance

Water is an essential constituent of the human body as it makes up approximately 60% of its whole composition. All cells, organs and tissues are primarily comprised of water making it vital for correct function of all physiological processes in the body. Water transports nutrients and oxygen into cells, regulates body temperature (thermoregulation), acts as …

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