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  • The Perfect Vifit For Your Training

    The Perfect Vifit For Your Training

    2nd October 2017

    Vifit Sport’s new range of sports recovery products make it a doddle to get all the protein you need after a hard training session Whether you prefer to train solo or with a partner, say hello to your new teammates:…

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  • 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…

  • Recipe: Banana & Spelt Pancakes

    Recipe: Banana & Spelt Pancakes

    14th November 2017

    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…

  • Cyclists Go Vegan In ‘Meat Free Athlete’ Challenge

    Cyclists Go Vegan In ‘Meat Free Athlete’ Challenge

    26th October 2017

    Over 500,000 people in the UK are now vegan, more than three times as many as 10 years ago. A notable addition to the ever-increasing group of vegans is British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton who cited a powerful documentary…

  • Chocolate Banana Bread From The Coconut Company

    Chocolate Banana Bread From The Coconut Company

    23rd October 2017

    Coconut water and oil may have shot to nutritional stardom over the last few years, but if you’re looking for a low calorie protein boost, coconut flour could be just the thing. It contains 22g of protein per 100g of…

  • 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…

  • ERDINGER Alkoholfrei: Does It Taste As Good As The Real Thing?

    ERDINGER Alkoholfrei: Does It Taste As Good As The Real Thing?

    5th October 2017

    That was the question that was asked as bottles of Erdinger Alkoholfrei were handed around the local triathlon club; ‘does it taste like the real thing?’ There was some apprehension as the tasting began. After all, as one of the…

  • Top Tips: What Cyclists Should and Shouldn’t Eat

    Top Tips: What Cyclists Should and Shouldn’t Eat

    28th September 2017

    A survey conducted by Merlin Cycles has shown that 49% of cyclists said they ‘would steer well clear of carbs’ in order to lose weight. Interestingly, the 18 to 24-year-old group were the LEAST likely to eradicate carbs from their diet…

  • Should You Just Stick With Real Food To Fuel Your Race?

    Should You Just Stick With Real Food To Fuel Your Race?

    26th September 2017

    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…

  • Overnight Oats To Fuel Morning Running

    Overnight Oats To Fuel Morning Running

    20th September 2017

    Meridian Foods overnight cardamom & coconut oats with chia jam Ingredients: For the jam: 500g red fruits, fresh or frozen 4-5 tbsp Meridian maple syrup, to taste 3 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp lemon juice For the Oats: 5 tbsp rolled…

  • Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    17th September 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…