27 articles tagged with "Nutrition"
How Sean raced 5hrs 15mins on only ~500 kcal of carbs
My calorie expenditure was 4,700 kCal but I only took in ~500 kCal of carbs during the event. I should have bonked. How did I manage it? I used exogenous ketones to fuel my 5 hour 15 minute race.
Hydration/nutrition tips for XC and Marathon Mountain Bike races from elite rider Stu Bowers
Stu Bowers races for SCOTT Racing. Here's Stu's take on how to hydrate and fuel effectively for MTB racing...
How to minimize alcohol's effects on your waistline
How can you enjoy a few drinks whilst minimising the impact on your waistline? Jack from Porsche Human Performance shares some tips.
How to decide whether a food is healthy or unhealthy
We have a basic 3-step guide on how to make smart, informed decisions on whether a food or drink is ok to go into your basket or best left on the shelf...
Healthy Hydration Recipes: Watermelon & Feta Salad
This recipe is aimed at helping you stay hydrated at times when drinking PH would be overkill, such as before & after shorter, low intensity training sessions.
Why you should eat some quality protein with every meal
Dietary protein provides numerous benefits to overall health, body composition and performance including...
What pro cyclists eat before, during and after a race
Team Sunweb's Pro cyclist Jan Bakelants shared his race-day nutrition regime with us. The former Tour de France yellow jersey holder takes us through is pre-, during and post-race nutrition strategy.
Can you switch to a low carb, high fat diet and still maintain your performance?
Endurance athlete Penny Barker shares her experiences of a low carb, high fat (LCHF) diet whilst training for the Race Across America. How did the ketogenic approach work?
How does Precision Hydration fit in with your wider nutrition plan?
Hypotonic sports drinks are best for staying hydrated but they don't provide all the energy you need. Here's how to get those calories in alongside your electrolyte drinks.
Should you make fruit and veg your main source of carbohydrate?
Simply put, vegetables and fruits are the best types of food we can eat for our health, but are they a suitable source of carbohydrates for athletes?
How to stick to your nutrition plan
Having broadly covered what we should eat and drink in the first blog in this series on Good Habits, I’ll shift my attention towards how we should eat and drink.
Why you should eat whole foods instead of processed foods
Sounds simple enough. But what is a whole food exactly and what is it about them that makes them so superior to processed foods?