Nutrition

Sally Gunnell’s six top fuelling tips for triathletes

We ask the former Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion what to focus on for an effective nutrition strategy...
25 September 2014 at 14:56

Blog: Planning for the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon

First-time trier Luke Tyburski has chosen the ultra-long Snowdonia event to make his debut. Here he tells us how he thinks his love of food will see him through…
19 September 2014 at 15:10

Freekeh: the UK's new superfood, what you need to know

This ancient greenwheat boasts impressive nutritional credentials, including lots of protein, fibre and “prebiotic” qualities – and was discovered after a crop fire long ago
04 September 2014 at 09:18

Vegetarian fuelling for an Ironman

We reveal your nutrition strategy for moving up to long-distance racing, including which protein sources to target and why getting enough iron is vital
28 August 2014 at 15:34

Ad feature: How to create your own no-fuss protein frappé

Put fuel back in your tank after a workout with this energy-boosting protein hit
21 August 2014 at 11:11

Blog: Falling off the wagon with the World Champs fast approaching

Age-grouper Phil Renna makes the cut for the World Championships in Canada but also suffers domestic upheaval and lots of late nights – and gets lured back into old habits…
13 August 2014 at 10:56

Beat the heat when going long

Take a look at our fuelling advice for long-distance duels in the sun, and make sure you don't fall victim to dehydration – or worse
18 July 2014 at 15:28

Mirinda Carfrae on coping with the heat in long-distance triathlons

We ask the reigning Ironman World Champion how she performs at the highest level in hot weather, and what happened at Kona 2012 when she didn't take on enough water
13 June 2014 at 11:51

A triathlete’s guide to salt levels

Should you increase your salt intake with supplements and drinks when training for and racing longer triathlons? We take a look
12 June 2014 at 15:00

What is 'carb cycling' and is it suitable for triathletes?

We explain how this fat-loss technique works, and if you should use it in triathlon training
16 May 2014 at 11:50

5-minute recipe: Bircher muesli

A quick-fix breakfast cereal with an endurance- boosting balance of carbs, vitamins, minerals and fibre
07 May 2014 at 14:26

20min recipe: Pad Thai noodles

A quick, easy and delicious spicy dish, perfect for staving off wet-weather chills
23 April 2014 at 16:57

Should triathletes avoid wheat?

With the issues surrounding gluten well-known, does that mean all wheat-based foods are totally off-limits for triathletes?
17 April 2014 at 16:59

15-minute recipe: Fresh tagliatelle with creamy walnut sauce and lardons

A speedy, low-GI meal ideal for sustaining energy throughout training
10 April 2014 at 16:30

Is fructose in energy gels and sports drinks bad for you?

The lowdown on whether fructose really is a problem, and what the alternatives are
09 April 2014 at 17:19

15-minute recipe: Stir-fried curly kale, almonds, chorizo and poached egg

A light, superfood-based lunch to repair muscles and complement your training diet
02 April 2014 at 17:22

8 tips to keep your triathlon nutrition on track

Are you worried about your fuelling regime? Take a look at our handy checklist
21 March 2014 at 15:09

Five foods to boost protein intake

Tired of chicken? Try adding these protein-packed ingredients to your diet
18 March 2014 at 14:53

Video: sports nutritionist Joel Enoch on why planning your fuel intake is crucial

Joel chats to us at the Triathlon Show 2014 about the importance of a structured diet, and gives pointers on how to fuel for Olympic distance
13 March 2014 at 14:51

Age-group blog: the weekend warrior overhauls his diet

Having signed up for another stab at Ironman Lanzarote, Martyn Brunt is following his coach’s advice and overhauling his diet, albeit reluctantly…
13 March 2014 at 11:23