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Switching up your training and diet to maximise training adaptations

Everyone who exercises and eats healthily wants to look and perform at their best. Mixing up your training and nutrition to maximise training adaptations are vital for all athletes to achieve peak performance, so you’re not training the same way or eating the same things every day. If you’re training for a marathon you just …

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How to Build Muscle and Strength like a Rugby Player

Rugby is a physically demanding sport that requires players to have high levels of muscle mass and low body fat levels. Rugby players come in a variety of different shapes and sizes specific to their position, therefore training and nutritional requirements must be tailored to each player. Playing position, total body weight and body composition …

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Caffeine – ergogenic or diuretic?

Caffeine is a naturally occurring chemical found in certain plants including cocoa beans, kola nuts, yerba maté, guarana, and the world’s most beloved tea leaves & coffee beans. Coffee & tea have become the major sources of caffeine intake, and many consider it as an essential dietary component to get them through the day. It …

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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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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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Last Minute and In-Race Nutrition Strategies – Part 3 of 3

Now that you’re fully prepared for the marathon after maximising your body’s internal carbohydrate stores and hydration levels, this third and final blog of the series will outline the last minute touches to complete your race nutrition strategy. The time during the postprandial period (between your pre-race meal and the start of the race) should …

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Fuelling Your Training – What Should You Eat Before It?

It’s a Saturday morning and my brother is getting ready for a 10km run in preparation for an upcoming race. My sister is going out for a light run as she wants to lose a few pounds before next month’s holiday. They both eat the same breakfast consisting of cereal and fruit juice because they …

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