Endurance Sports Nutritionist

Recent Articles

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Feta Cheese Frittata

A frittata is a substantial omelette made using eggs, potato, a variety of vegetables and sometimes cheese, fish or meat. It’s one of my favourite meals for busy endurance athletes who want homecooked food but have limited time. Why is it such a good option? You can...

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Nutrition During the ‘Off Season’: A Time for Change

Everyone participating in endurance sport, however much they love it, needs a period of rest away from training and competing. A chance to recharge your batteries, to spend more time with family and friends - who may be feeling somewhat neglected - and to give your...

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Using Caffeine to Improve Endurance Sports Performance

This blog explains how a triathlete, cyclist or runner might best make use of caffeine to improve their performance, based on the most recent research. Caffeine is one of the most common supplements used in endurance sports, and one of only five to be considered to...

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Evening Meal Ideas for Endurance Athletes

As a triathlete, runner or cyclist, the decisions you make about nutrition - when and what to eat - play an important role in enabling you to get the most out of your training, optimising your recovery and supporting your general health. Planning your meals and snacks...

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Top 10 Recovery Foods for Endurance Sports

As a runner, cyclist or triathlete, do you know that physiological adaptations from endurance training happen during the recovery period rather than during the training itself? The purpose of training is to create the stimulus for those adaptations to occur, eg by...

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Developing your Ironman race nutrition plan

If you have already done an iron-distance triathlon, you will know the impact that getting your nutrition right or wrong can have on your race. It is thought that between 30-50% of long distance triathletes experience gastro-intestinal problems while racing. Issues...

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Recipe: Colourful Fish Salad

“Lack of time” is one of the top reasons that my clients give for not preparing homemade meals or eating as healthily as they would like. This is not surprising when they are likely to be combining many hours of training each week with a demanding full-time job and...

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