Sports Nutrition

Nutrition for ACL and Achilles Tendon Injuries

Maximising the prevention and treatment through nutrition for ACL and Achilles tendon injuries should be a high priority for athletes because of the seriousness of the injury. Tendon and ligament injuries are very common and there’s some exciting research over recent years showing effective nutrition strategies for collagen protein to reduce the risk and speed …

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Is caffeine a diuretic?

Is Caffeine a Diuretic or Ergogenic Aid?

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. But, …

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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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What to eat before a 10K race

What to Eat Before a 10K Race and What to Eat During & After a 10K Run

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.To avoid being unhappy with your performance, you need to know what to eat before a 10K race. Nutrition is fundamental …

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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 in sport

Hydration in Sport: Improving Athlete’s Health and 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 the correct function of all physiological processes in the body. The deficiency of water in the body is called dehydration. Dehydration will …

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Practical Strategies For Fuelling Your Marathon Training And Competition -Part 2 of 3

Training for a marathon requires a lot of commitment and determination. It is one of the most challenging events you can put your body through, so getting your nutrition right is a massive bonus to support your training and keep you fit and healthy. As you edge closer to competition it’s important to have practiced …

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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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Choosing a Good Pre Workout Meal to Fuel Your Training

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. They both eat the same pre workout breakfast consisting of cereal and fruit juice because they want to …

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