Nutrition

Glycogen-depleted training improves performance without sacrificing immunity

New research suggests that glycogen-depleted training improves your triathlon performance without sacrificing your immunity…
08 December 2016 at 09:24

Does milk inhibit iron absorption?

Nutritional therapist Jo-Scott Dalgleish discusses the merits of milk and whether it inhibits iron absorption
09 November 2016 at 13:04

Which superfoods should you eat?

Beetroot, chia seeds, goji berries… which mega-hyped foods are really worth your hard-earned cash? Here’s Renee McGregor with the superfood low-down and some cheap alternatives…
09 November 2016 at 10:11

Blackcurrant found to boost performance

New research adds weight to the evidence that blackcurrant could be the new beetroot…
07 November 2016 at 11:40  (1)

The low-carb debate: good or bad for athletes?

Does trying a low-carb diet, with the hope of making your body adapt to carb depletion, work? Renee McGregor and Alice Hector debate the issue
19 October 2016 at 13:20  (3)

Triathlon nutrition: 6 tips for the off-season

Adapting your fuel intake during the triathlon off-season is essential. But don’t forget to experiment with and enjoy your nutritional consumption…
14 October 2016 at 10:01

How to curb a sweet tooth

Struggling to defeat those sugar cravings? It’s a common concern among many a multisporting athlete, but Renee McGregor is here to help you control your need for the sweet stuff…
11 October 2016 at 11:40

How to stay hydrated in Kona

Heading to Hawaii and worried about getting the hydration right? Former Kona competitor and hydration specialist Andy Blow explains how to get the hydration right for the Ironman World Championships in Kona
07 October 2016 at 11:40

New research links green vegetables to sport performance

Eating your greens could enhance sport performance, reports ScienceDaily
06 October 2016 at 13:48

Energy bars: 8 of the best reviewed, test and rated

Energy bars are a great aspect of a triathlete's fuelling strategy. James Witts tests 8 of the best...
06 October 2016 at 10:45

Triathlon nutrition: 10 common mistakes triathletes make

Jon Hodgkinson, nutritionist for Triathlon Coaching UK and founder of Real Food Function, explains how to avoid 10 common nutritional mistakes triathletes often make
05 October 2016 at 13:02

5 tasty chicken dishes for post-workout fuelling

Quick and easy to prepare, these dishes are great for boosting protein intake
04 October 2016 at 12:13

105 minute recipe: osso bucco, polenta and chard

A delicious and easy-to-prepare Milanese dish...
04 October 2016 at 11:19

70 minute recipe: spiced orange and almond cake

A tasty and easy-to-prepare cake, great for replenishing glycogen stores post-workout...
04 October 2016 at 11:08

20 minute recipe: panzanella salad with sardines

A light salad that packs a punch, fantastic to eat post-workout...
04 October 2016 at 10:15

25 minute recipe: salmon parcels with jasmine rice

Quick to prepare and rich in essential nutrients and protein...
04 October 2016 at 09:04

How to eat healthily when travelling

Your nutrition needn’t go awry when you’re travelling, says Nigel Mitchell. Here are his tips for making good nutritional choices when on the move
28 September 2016 at 15:24

Tea versus coffee: health benefits of each

Partial to the odd cup of coffee or tea but wondering which is best? We take a look at the benefits of each
28 September 2016 at 13:23

Race weight: what's best?

Is losing weight the biggest factor when it comes to running faster and is it the lighter the better for triathletes? Andy Bullock explains all
28 September 2016 at 09:36

How to ease gastrointestinal distress when racing

Stomach complaints curtailing your race ambitions could be at an end thanks to a cow and mineral mix…
14 September 2016 at 09:25