Nutrition

  • Benefits Of Sports Supplements In Triathlon Training

    Benefits Of Sports Supplements In Triathlon Training

    23rd February 2018

    Why are triathlons so tough? It’s not just because of the effort involved in each individual stage: it’s because they all require something subtly different from the body. This makes training for triathlons uniquely difficult. Not only do you have…

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  • The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    The Importance Of The 30-Minute Training Window

    22nd April 2019

    When in training for a triathlon, it’s essential to get your nutrition right in the 30-minutes after exercise, so you can feel the benefits in your next session. Your body will recover in time naturally after exercise, but speed is…

  • Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Flapjack

    Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Flapjack

    9th April 2019

    Recipe by ROS Nutrition This delicious snack contains low GI carbohydrate, lots of healthy fats and is high in protein. It is perfect for when you are on the go and in need of some good nutrition or as a…

  • Triathlete’s Favourite: Chocolate Praline Protein Balls Recipe

    Triathlete’s Favourite: Chocolate Praline Protein Balls Recipe

    4th April 2019

    We have an exclusive recipe from Danny Webber, Performance Nutritionist at Nutrition X, for Chocolate Praline Protein Balls ~ aka protein-packed Ferrero Rocher! Ingredients: Cashew Nut Butter (16g) Cashew Nuts, Kernal Only, Plain (40g) Dark Chocolate, 70-84% Cocoa (75g) Hazelnuts,…

  • Spicy Solution For Strength Loss

    Spicy Solution For Strength Loss

    23rd March 2019

    If you’re training hard, a loss of short term muscle strength is an inevitable part of exercise, but scientists may have found a spicy solution to the problem… In a study1 researchers asked participants to perform high intensity arm exercises,…

  • Banana & Oat Pancakes

    Banana & Oat Pancakes

    21st March 2019

    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…

  • Weight Management, the Paradox

    Weight Management, the Paradox

    26th February 2019

    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…

  • Which Flavour Will You Choose?

    Which Flavour Will You Choose?

    25th February 2019

    Whether you’re a super snacker or a serial grazer, it’s time to transform the way you treat yourself with the Dark Chocolate Raspberry and White Chocolate Salted Peanut Carb Killa® bars from Grenade®. Infamous for creating indulgent yet healthy snacks,…

  • Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    Don’t Forget About Hydration During Winter Training

    8th January 2019

    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 cooler, wear…

  • Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    Recipe: Super Lean Tuna Burgers

    17th October 2018

    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…

  • Kate Percy Lauches Fruit Pursuit

    Kate Percy Lauches Fruit Pursuit

    12th October 2018

    New from Kate Percy’s Go Faster Food is a delicious energy snack with a fruity twist. Well known for her Go Faster Food recipe books for athletes and her original range of Go Bites®, Kate’s colourful new varieties are hand-rolled…