Nutrition

  • Clean Eating Comfort Food Recipes to Beat the January Blues

    Clean Eating Comfort Food Recipes to Beat the January Blues

    10th January 2017

    Comfort food is a necessity to get us all through the winter days. There’s little more satisfying than a belly-filling dish. During the icy temperatures, it can be tempting to abandon clean-eating habits and take the easy route by ordering…

  • Banana & Oat Pancakes

    Banana & Oat Pancakes

    27th December 2016

    Start your day with the ultimate training breakfast, perfect for carb loading says Nutrition X’s Danny Webber This is a great meal for triathletes and can be effective either the day before for carb loading or in the hours before…

  • Is There More To Carbs Than Just Pasta?

    Is There More To Carbs Than Just Pasta?

    26th December 2016

    For the past 50 years it’s been an accepted fact that carbohydrates are the major source of energy to fuel exercise as it is stored in the muscles and liver as glycogen. As glycogen content is linked to endurance performance,…

  • Weight Management, the Paradox

    Weight Management, the Paradox

    15th December 2016

    How do I lose weight but not compromise training? Weight management is a topic that competitive endurance athletes love to discuss. The issue is how do you reduce your calorific intake enough to lose weight but ensure you have adequate…

  • Naturally Power Your Workouts To The Max

    Naturally Power Your Workouts To The Max

    30th November 2016

    Whilst protein bars offer a convenient option for a pre and post workout pick-me-up, many dish up a long list of processed and unnatural ingredients. New bar on the block, Max’s Protein Bars, offer a naturally powered option, tasting as…

  • Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    4th October 2016

    Written by Andy Blow   Hydration is a hot topic every summer, when the warmer weather leads to increases in sweat rates which can make it tough to stay hydrated.   However, because we train indoors more when it gets…

  • 3 Natural Protein Shake Recipes That Deliver

    3 Natural Protein Shake Recipes That Deliver

    15th September 2016

      As the building blocks of the body, you’ll need protein if you’re to build muscle. To repair and rebuild muscle after your workout, your diet should have a minimum of 0.8 grams of protein for every kilogram of body…

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

    Top Tips: What Cyclists Should and Shouldn’t Eat

    10th September 2016

    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…