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Nutrition

Vegemite to the rescue?

or Is Vegemite the new super food? Ross Johnston   A preliminary study on recovery of competitors after completing the Western States 100 mile (161 km) run (Hoffman et al. 2017) provides some interesting ideas about how diet, specifically riboflavin (vitamin B2), affects post-race recovery. To keep it simple,...

Lose weight while running long

Weight loss is often a motivation for commencing exercise, or for increasing exercise levels to tune up for a big race or sporting event. Whatever the reason, fad diets are unlikely to be conducive to weight loss while retaining training efficiency (the Nutella pancakes above should not...

The Benefits of a Personalised Nutrition Program

Have you ever suffered from any of the following during training or racing? gastrointestinal distress (diarrhoea, bloating, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting) muscle cramps dehydration or over-hydration fatigue / “hitting the wall” poor sporting performance increased susceptibility to infection inadequate recovery   These are just some of the problems that could show up during your...

Nutrition Matters

Nutrition Matters Athletes often spend a small fortune on sporting equipment & devote countless hours to rigorous training sessions, but tend to be unaware that getting their nutrition right is equally important. This is especially true with regard to endurance exercise. It is easy to become...