Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

45 articles tagged with "Nutrition"

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How much carbohydrate do athletes need per hour?

When refining your fueling strategy, the key question to answer is 'How much carbohydrate do you need per hour?'. Sports Scientist Andy Blow outlines the science and basic guidelines for athletes...

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What happens when you ‘bonk’? (And how to avoid it!)

Sports Scientist Andy Blow explains what the phenomenon known as ‘Bonking’, ‘Hunger flats’ and ‘Hunger knocks’ involves, and provides some practical advice about how you can avoid it...

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Custard, chips, and hummus sandwiches: how to fuel ultramarathons

"Lessons from the field" - record-breaking ultrarunner Damian Hall calls on his wealth of experience to explain what he's learned about fuelling ultramarathons...

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Should you use carbs or fat to fuel endurance exercise?

Should you be fuelling with carbs or following a low carb, high fat diet? Andy Blow looks at what the current evidence suggests is best practice for athletes.

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When healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession

Professional triathlete Scott Bayvel tells us how his approach to a low-carb, high-fat diet became unhealthy and led to an obsessive eating disorder called orthorexia...

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Are you fuelling adequately to maintain health and performance?

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport hit the headlines following Mary Cain's revelations about her time with the Nike Oregon Project. Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explains how to avoid RED-S...

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How to be self-sufficient with your race nutrition in the "new normal"

Sports Dietitian and Performance Nutritionist Claire Fudge explains how athletes can be self-sufficient when racing under Covid restrictions in the "new normal".

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The 3 R's of Recovery: How to optimise your post-exercise nutrition

The 3 R's of Recovery involve refuelling, rebuilding and rehydrating. Abby Coleman details how you can optimise your post-exercise carbohydrate and protein intake to improve your recovery.

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How Team Sunweb used lockdown to refine their riders' hydration strategies

Team Sunweb's Nutrition Expert, Lisa Nijbroek, explains how she's been helping the UCI World Tour team's riders adapt their nutrition and hydration strategies for racing...

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How to get your nutrition strategy right for endurance performance

Precision Hydration often refer to the '3 key levers' when fuelling for endurance performance. Andy Blow explains how to use carbohydrates, fluid and sodium - so that you can perform at your best.

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Why do your eating habits change during times of stress?

Why can periods of life stress result in poorer eating habits and increased caffeine consumption? Sports Scientist, Abby Coleman, explores the relationship between stress and food.

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Plant-based: The 5 things for vegan athletes to consider

Professional triathlete Mike Vulanich went vegan a couple of years ago and he provides his five top tips for vegan athletes.

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