Nutrition

  • 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…

  • On the head or down the hatch?

    On the head or down the hatch?

    26th August 2016

    Written by Andy Blow Is it best to drink water or dump it on yourself to stay cool in hot weather?     As anyone nominated to do the ‘ice bucket challenge’ a while back knows well, dumping a load…

  • Human Race and Fit HQ cook up new partnership

    Human Race and Fit HQ cook up new partnership

    3rd August 2016

    Fitness food brand Fit HQ are working with Human Race to provide the thousands of amateur athletes who take part in their events with stress-free fresh, healthy and nutritious food. The new partnership will allow those taking part in any…

  • 3 healthy ice cream recipes you must try this summer

    3 healthy ice cream recipes you must try this summer

    28th July 2016

    When your work colleagues go on an ice cream run this summer, you don’t want to be “that guy” who misses out because you’re trying to eat clean. Now that the warmer weather has finally arrived, DW Fitness Clubs figured…

  • 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…

  • Charlotte Kennedy Offers Summer Nutrition Tips

    Charlotte Kennedy Offers Summer Nutrition Tips

    25th May 2016

    Written by Charlotte Kennedy, a nutritionist for Etixx.   Photo: Iri Greco / BrakeThrough Media   Summer Nutrition   General Diet As well as the likely increase in training load during the summer months, you should  be aiming to get…

  • 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…

  • Why drinking coconut water is coco-nuts

    Why drinking coconut water is coco-nuts

    6th May 2016

    Written by Andy Blow. Andy has a few top 10 Ironman and 70.3 finishes and an Xterra World Age Group title to his name. He founded Precision Hydration to help athletes solve their hydration issues. He has a degree in…

  • 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…