Good Carbs Vs Bad Carbs

How to tell your slow-release energy foods from those whose effect is over quickly...

12 July 2012 at 14:53

Pre-Exercise Nutrition

Spreading your energy consumption across the day is the perfect way to accommodate round-the-clock training sessions. Just keep an eye on those high-GI cabrs...

12 July 2012 at 14:10

Spinach, prosciutto and pinenut spaghetti

A speedy, flavoursome recipe, ideal after a long training session

19 April 2012 at 14:38

Grilled scallops and asparagus

A lightly cooked dish full of texture and nutritional benefit

19 April 2012 at 14:14

Rhubarb and raisin muffins

A sweet treat with a fruity boost - the perfect post-training snack.

19 April 2012 at 14:01

Chicken and Veg with Pepper Dressing

An ideal slow-energy release lunch or post-work workout meal

20 February 2012 at 16:11

Nut and Cherry Energy Bars

Fresher than shop bought bars and packed with proteins and carbs

20 February 2012 at 15:48

Barley Risotto with Goats' Cheese and Veg

A nutty, flavoursome recipe that can help lower cholesterol

20 February 2012 at 15:20

Caramelised Pears with Coconut and Vanilla Rice

A good fix of carbs and fruit together, and is designed to be eaten hot or cold

20 February 2012 at 15:01

Garlic Chicken Thighs with Colcannon Mash and Onion Gravy

This variant on a British classic is much healthier than the same dish made with sausages.

20 February 2012 at 14:51

Spiced Dahl with Butternut Squash, Broccoli and Spinach

A single cup of cooked dried peas in your daily diet provides 65% of your recommended daily fibre. They also provide protein, B vitamins and isoflavones, which are helpful in reducing the risk of developing breast and prostate cancer.

20 February 2012 at 14:37

Mediterranean Vegetable Paella

Paella is an excellent way of adding a multitude of vegetables to a meal, making it an easy way to get most of your five-a-day in one pan

20 February 2012 at 14:12

Potato Cake Topped with Ham, Mushrooms and Pesto

An adaptation of the Alpine classic Rosti. Designed to be made with cooked potatoes, it's equally good made from raw.

20 February 2012 at 13:56

Colostrum study: Part 1

The results of our study into the effects of colostrum on active triathletes.

16 October 2009 at 16:41

Savoury Snacks

Fed up with forcing down sickly gels while on the move? Lawrence Brackstone comes to your rescue with three savoury solutions

14 October 2009 at 09:45

Carb Loading

Fed up with pasta? Bored with bread? Lawrence Brackstone shows how carbs can be infinitely more varied, nutritious and packed with energy

14 October 2009 at 09:42

Winter Warmers

Reward yourself after an off-season training session with a steaming bowl of fresh, homemade soup, says Lawrence Brackstone

14 October 2009 at 09:39

Working Lunches (2)

A whole week’s worth of nutritious lunches that are simple to prepare – often from leftovers – courtesy of Lawrence Brackstone

14 October 2009 at 09:37

Lighter Classics

The best-tasting meals are also the unhealthiest, right? Wrong, as Lawrence Brackstone demonstrates with three of the nation’s favourites

14 October 2009 at 09:32

Power snacks

We look at two other potential meal-time pitfalls – the mid-morning and mid-afternoon slump, when our ebbing energy levels inevitably veer us towards the biscuit tin or one of the many cakes that someone’s brought in for their birthday.

13 October 2009 at 17:37