Nutrition

  • Fuelling for Ironman

    Fuelling for Ironman

    13th July 2016

    Written by Annie Simpson, nutritionist at OTE Sports   Ironman is one of the most demanding endurance experiences available, pushing the body to its limits over three disciplines. An Ironman isn’t something you can take on without preparation; it takes…

  • Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race?

    Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race?

    25th May 2016

    Written by Andy Blow   If you’ve ever wondered whether sports nutrition products are actually any more effective than ‘normal foods’ at sustaining exercise performance, you’re definitely not alone.     After all, until Gatorade came along in the early…

  • Sevenhills Wholefoods

    Sevenhills Wholefoods

    4th May 2016

    It’s all well and good knowing you should be eating chia seeds, hemp powder and cacao nibs but where on earth are you going to find them if your local supermarket doesn’t stock anything more exotic than wholemeal bread? Which…

  • Q & A with triathlete Alice Hector

    17th November 2015

    TriRadar speaks with elite triathlete and world sprint triathlon champion Alice Hector, the brand ambassador for Nutrition X. What’s your training schedule like when preparing for a race? We build for a few weeks with some really hard training, maxing for…

  • Recipe: banana and spelt pancakes

    7th August 2015

    Here’s how to breakfast like a triathlon king, 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…

  • Navigate aid stations like a pro

    29th June 2015

    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…