Nutrition

Gluten-free? How to get the fuelling for triathlons right

Decided to go gluten-free, or wheat-free, but worried about getting the fuelling right? Dietician and sports nutritionist Renee McGregor has some advice
22 February 2017 at 10:02

What is a detox and is it necessary?

After a period of excess (which might have happened during the off-season!) there’s often a suggestion of needing a detox, a purification of all the self-indulgence. So what is a detox? What does it really involve? And is it truly necessary? Renee McGregor examines the truth...
06 February 2017 at 09:02

How to boost your immune system during winter

There’s nothing worse than a winter bug to derail your triathlon training. Luckily, Renee McGregor has the nutritional tips to keep you fighting fit and healthy…
04 January 2017 at 11:09

New Year Diet for Triathletes

Beat the post-Christmas bloat and get back on track after the festive season with Nigel Mitchell's super-healthy diet for triathletes...
27 December 2016 at 10:00

Beat Christmas weight gain

The season of festive treats and stodgy puds is upon us! Our nutrition expert Nigel Mitchell explains how you can indulge without losing fitness...
20 December 2016 at 07:00

How to avoid weight gain in the triathlon off season

While you undoubtedly deserve a rest and reduction in training, don’t forget to adjust your nutritional intake accordingly this off-season. Renee McGregor explains further…
12 December 2016 at 12:22

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