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IRONMAN vs IM 70.3: Comparing race nutrition strategies

PF&H Sports Scientist Emily Arrell compares the race nutrition strategies of IRONMAN and IM 70.3 athletes to see how a change in distance impacts fueling approaches...

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How much carb do you need to optimise recovery after exercise?

Registered Dietitian Lexi Kelson shares recommendations and a protocol for carbohydrate intake to optimise your recovery after exercise...

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Should you be using sodium bicarb for training and racing?

We dive into the scientific literature to explore whether you should be using sodium bicarbonate as part of your fueling strategy for training and racing...

10 MINUTE READ
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Ketones: A game-changer for endurance athletes?

There's been a growing trend of endurance athletes using ketone drinks to aid performance and recovery. Dr Brianna Stubbs examines the research to see if ketones live up to the hype...

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Can you overdose on caffeine?

Whilst caffeine can be a performance enhancer for most people, there can be negative side effects of consuming too much...

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Are carbohydrates more important than protein for recovery?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains how to use carbohydrates as part of an effective recovery strategy after exercise...

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How a pro athlete uses carbs to optimise recovery

Pro triathlete Dougal Allan explains how he optimises his post-exercise recovery by focusing on carbohydrates...

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How to use caffeine BEFORE exercise

Sports Scientist Maddy Warmer explains how to use caffeine during the days and hours leading into big training sessions and races...

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Should you use caffeine as part of your fueling strategy?

Caffeine affects individuals in different ways, so Sports Scientist Abby Coleman has explained how to work out whether you should be using caffeine during your training and races...

10 MINUTE READ
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How much caffeine should you use DURING training and races?

Andy Blow identifies the optimal timings and dosage of caffeine intake for athletes taking part in events of different durations.

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Should you be training in a fasted state?

Is 'fasted training' another fad or does it offer genuine performance benefits? Sports Scientist Andy Blow investigates...

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Are female athletes’ carbohydrate needs different to men's?

Using the current scientific literature and evidence, Sports Scientist Abby Coleman answers the question: Should female athletes be fueling differently to their male counterparts?

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