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Could giving some carbs the push get you a new PB? (Photo: Christian Cable)

Triathlon Nutrition: Gluten Free Diet

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 28/10/2011 09:00am

Triathlon nutrition and especially pre-race nutrition often literally boils down to bowls of pasta and filling up on carbs, but could this actaully be slowing you down? We investigate a gluten-free triathlon diet.

Ensuring you eat and drink right is as important as any other aspect of training

10 Triathlon Diet Mistakes

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 07/10/2011 04:00am

Triathletes need to pay attention to their diet, says nutritionist to the pros and Triathlon Plus contributor Sally Pinnegar. See how many of these fuelling traps you fall into – your worst enemy might be on your plate.

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The Defining Moment

| Blogs, Coaches' Blogs, Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 06/07/2011 17:35pm

Triathlon Plus/TriRadar columnist Steve Trew pinpoints the moment he ditched cake and beer for an athlete’s mentality.

Triathlon Nutrition - Hydration

Don’t Drink Too Much

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 25/05/2011 09:23am

Good hydration is the key to getting you home and dry on race day, says Dr Kevin Currell.

Triathlon Nutrition - Energy bars

Best Energy Bars For Triathlon Review

| Gear, Nutrition | 18/05/2011 16:01pm

We’ve reviewed the best energy bars for triathlon to give you the verdict on nutrition in your next race

Triathlon Reviews - SIS Go energy drink

SIS GO Electrolyte Drink Review

| Gear, Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 29/04/2011 05:00am

This energy drink won two awards in issue 27 of Triathlon Plus – find out why.

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Nutrition for Triathlon: Eating Enough

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 18/03/2011 05:00am

Getting your nutrition for triathlon right can be tricky: how do you eat enough to race fast, without gaining a ton? Kevin Currell from the English Institute of Sport, and a regular Triathlon Plus contributor, explains.

Triathlon Nutrition - Lose Weight Like The Pros

Pro Diet Secrets Revealed

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 07/01/2011 16:19pm

Lose weight the way the pros do, and get yourself in peak condition for preseason training.

Getting your nutrition right is an often under-valued key to race success

The 10 Best Ways To Lose Weight

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 07/01/2011 16:12pm

Have you over-indulged this Christmas and New Year? We’ve got some excellent tips to lose the festive paunch in a sensible and healthy way.

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Winter Triathlon Training: Does Losing Weight Make You Faster?

| Cycling, Nutrition, Running, Triathlon Training | 01/01/2011 09:00am

Coaching editor Phil Mosley investigates whether your New Year’s resolution to lose weight will really help come summer

Triathlon Nutrition - 24 Hour Food Diary

The 24-Hour Fuel Diary

| Nutrition, Pro Triathlon, Race Day Tips, Triathlon Training | 02/09/2010 07:47am

What exactly should be on the menu for the 24 hours either side of your Olympic-distance race? Follow our advice and you won’t go far wrong…

Triathlon Nutrition - Beetroot

Beetroot: Can It Keep You Going Longer?

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 01/09/2010 11:29am

A new theory has triathletes seeing red, but you’ll need a strong stomach to test it out…

Triathlon Nutrition - Alcohol

Alcohol: Will It Ruin My Race?

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 31/08/2010 16:00pm

Nobody suggests that drinking to excess will improve your PB, but just how much does the occasional tipple affect your training?

Sports Nutrition - Sugars

Sugars: The Truth

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 31/08/2010 12:53pm

Traditionally thought of as ‘the evil’ in the health and fitness world, sugars can actually be an athlete’s energy boosting best friend – provided they are taken properly…

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Triathlon Superfoods

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 31/08/2010 11:49am

To get the best out of your body, you have to put the best in, so make sure you include these simple staples in your diet…

Triathlon Nutrition - Caffeine

Does A Caffeine Hit Really Help?

| Nutrition, Triathlon Training | 31/08/2010 11:48am

The fact is, caffeine works. Although not all studies have shown the effects of caffeine on endurance performance, most well-conducted studies have shown an improved endurance capacity after ingesting caffeine at a dose of 3mg/kg to 9mg/kg, says leading sports nutritionist Dr Asker Jeukendrup…