Nutrition

Reader offer: Enjoy 7.5% off blood profiling with indurance

Find out what your body is telling you about your state of health, diet, training and lifestyle and make sure you are ready for the season ahead by checking out your baseline biometrics with Indurance blood profiling. ADVERTISING FEAURE
12 February 2016 at 13:28

10 minute recipe: buckwheat pancakes with smoked salmon

Enjoy pancakes packed with athlete essentials - carbs, protein and minerals
08 February 2016 at 15:44

How to order a healthy takeaway

Some times only a takeaway will do at the end of a long day of training, but is this a disaster for your nutrition? No, says head nutritionist for Team Sky Nigel Mitchell, as not all takeaway food is bad. Here he examines the smartest – and the not so smart – choices for triathletes.
08 February 2016 at 13:57

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...
15 December 2015 at 12:15

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...
03 December 2015 at 16:18

Nutrition myths busted!

Does coffee help you lose weight? Will eating lots of protein make you look like Arnie? Our nutritionist Nigel Mitchell is on hand to debunk the old wives' tales of sports nutrition...
23 October 2015 at 15:15  (2)

Three smoothie recipes from British Cycling’s Nigel Mitchell

Boost your health and vitality with these speedy ideas from 220’s resident nutritionist
26 August 2015 at 15:43

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

Cheap cycling nutrition ideas for triathletes

On a tight budget? There are plenty of cheaper alternatives to energy gels, drinks and bars...
23 June 2015 at 11:00

Which protein products are best for triathlon recovery?

We look at the differences between whey, soy and others on the market, and whether shakes or bars are best
12 May 2015 at 17:07

Top 10 triathlon nutrition tips

Sports nutritionist and author Renee McGregor gives her essential nutrition advice for triathletes
24 April 2015 at 11:44

Eight handy tips to keep your triathlon nutrition on track

Are you worried about your tri fuelling regime? Take a look at our useful athletes' checklist

Triathlon nutrition – our ultimate guide to fuelling

Your fuelling strategy should be a shifting picture, reflecting your training and the time of year. We unlock the secrets of periodised nutrition…

How – and why – to bin the sugar

We explain why triathletes should ditch the processed sugar from their diet, and how to do it
12 February 2015 at 15:58

Food wars: chicken vs. turkey

We deliver the 220 verdict on which one's better for a triathlete's dinner
30 January 2015 at 11:35

Train carb-free to boost your body's fat-burning ability

We look at why training carb-free can be a vital weapon in a triathlete's off-season armoury
05 January 2015 at 15:59

Gluten free and getting fatigued?

If you've cut wheat and gluten from your diet but getting too tired after training, we may be able to help
03 December 2014 at 12:28

Mirinda Carfrae: “You can never have too many world titles”

Three-time Kona queen says she still hasn’t reached her performance ceiling and is gunning for more golds
30 October 2014 at 10:54

Blog: Busting Ironman myths on debut in Barcelona

After making her long-distance debut at Ironman Barcelona, British pro Susie Hignett debunks some of the more popular M-dot sayings, such as 'don't drink cola'
21 October 2014 at 12:19

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