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Triathlon Nutrition

  • Recipe: Banana & Spelt Pancakes

    Recipe: Banana & Spelt Pancakes

    12th March 2018

    Here’s how to breakfast like a triathlon superstar, says exercise and nutrition scientist Gill Cummings-Bell… These banana and spelt pancakes are a great source of carbs, vitamins, minerals and fibre for empty leg triathletes. They bring a lot of goodness to the recovery from those…

  • Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    26th December 2017

    Eating healthily doesn’t have to be complicated, explains Gill Cummings-Bell… You have to be careful with the farming and canning of tuna so try to choose mercury free and organic if possible. Tuna has a high vitamin and mineral content, particularly when it comes to…

  • Triathlete’s Protein Packed Recipe: Lamb Tagine

    Triathlete’s Protein Packed Recipe: Lamb Tagine

    20th November 2017

    Exercise and nutrition scientist Gill Cummings-Bell explains how this tasty lamb tagine dish packs a mighty protein punch… Nutritional info on the lovely lamb tagine: Lamb is a grade one protein, which means all the nine essential amino acids are there in…

  • Pumpkin Protein Bars From Meridian

    Pumpkin Protein Bars From Meridian

    13th October 2017

    These Pumpkin Protein Bars from Meridian are the perfect snack for triathletes. They take ten minutes to prepare and then just need some time to chill. What you need: 250g mixed nuts and seeds, whatever you have in the cupboard…

  • Alcohol: Will It Ruin My Race?

    Alcohol: Will It Ruin My Race?

    26th August 2017

    Nobody suggests that drinking to excess will improve your PB, but just how much does the occasional tipple affect your training? We all know there’s nothing like a cool pint after a hot bike ride or run. And for most…

  • Triathlon Nutrition: Chicken and Avocado Sandwich

    Triathlon Nutrition: Chicken and Avocado Sandwich

    24th February 2017

    Short on time and energy? This five minute fuel is a perfect example of triathlon nutrition and tastes amazing. With a good balance of protein and carbohydrate, this hearty sarnie is perfect to kick-start your recovery after a tough session. Shopping…

  • Caffeine Gels

    Caffeine Gels

    7th December 2015

    There’s nothing like an energy gel to fire those empty legs, but which of these six energising pick-me-ups is most palatable and will give the biggest boost in your hour of need?

  • Navigate aid stations like a pro

    29th June 2015 1 Comment

    Don’t let chaotic fuel stops slow you down or blow your nutrition plan… 1. PLAN WHAT YOU NEED Write your nutrition plan out before you race so when you reach an aid station on the bike and run course, you don’t have…

  • Recipe: baked salmon with new potatoes and asparagus

    19th June 2015 1 Comment

    The perfect meal to boost your training and reduce recovery time, says nutritionist and sports scientist, Gill Cummings-Bell… Here we have the ingredients, method and nutritional information for this scrumptious baked salmon recipe: INGREDIENTS – Serves 2 400g new potatoes 2…

  • National Vegetarian Week: cauliflower and tomato pilaf recipe

    19th May 2015

    As it’s National Vegetarian Week, we thought we’d share this healthy and nutritious recipe from Waitrose… Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 2-4 Ingredients 1 small cauliflower, cut into very small florets 1 tbsp olive oil 1…