Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

53 articles tagged with "Nutrition"

Nutrition

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 fueling 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 DSM used lockdown to refine their riders' hydration strategies

Team DSM'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 fueling and hydration strategy right for endurance performance

Precision Fuel & Hydration refer to the '3 key levers' when fueling 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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The truth about ketones - do they aid recovery?

What exactly are ketones, what are their reported benefits and are they of use to you? Sports journalist James Witts reports back on his findings after attending the Science & Cycling Conference.

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Could 'managing' your gut microbiome improve your performance?

The gut microbiome has been linked with a number of health conditions and Spokes Fit's Will Newman has written a blog on how managing your gut microbiome can affect athletic performance.

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Should you combine your carbohydrate and electrolyte drinks?

Can you have a bottle of carbs & a bottle of electrolytes and sip between them? Precision Fuel & Hydration founder Andy Blow explains the pros and cons of this strategy...

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