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53 articles tagged with "Nutrition"

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Ketones: The next magic bullet for endurance sport?

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...

7 Minute Read
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Are carbohydrates more important than protein for athletes’ 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...

7 Minute Read
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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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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.

9 Minute Read
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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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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...

8 Minute Read
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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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How to carb load before your next race

You probably know you should top up on carbohydrate before events but do you know how to carb-load effectively? Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains the science and practical considerations...

8 Minute Read
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How a pro endurance athlete approaches gut training

Pro athlete and endurance coach Dougal Allan explains how he learned to train his gut so he can consume more carbohydrate on race day.

6 Minute Read
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How to train your gut (and consume more carb)

Sports Scientist Andy Blow offers 10 practical guidelines to help you train your gut to absorb more carbohydrate during training and competitions...

9 Minute Read
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