Top 10 Recovery Foods for Endurance Sports

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...
Nutrition tips to support recovery from endurance training

Nutrition tips to support recovery from endurance training

As an endurance athlete, you are probably well aware that training adaptations, which help you to get faster, happen during the recovery from training, rather than during the training itself. The purpose of training is to create the stimulus for those adaptations to...
Nutrition and Recovery from Injury

Nutrition and Recovery from Injury

Sadly, spending a period of time recovering from injury is an all too common occurrence for many endurance athletes. It might be a soft tissue injury such as tendonitis, a torn muscle, a hamstring sprain or a stress fracture, to give just some examples of common...
The Benefits of Cherry Juice for Endurance Sports Performance

The Benefits of Cherry Juice for Endurance Sports Performance

If you are not currently including cherry juice as part of your nutrition plan to support your endurance training, it is well worth considering, in my opinion. In this blog post I take a look at the properties of cherries, specifically the tart Montmorency variety,...
Improving your metabolic efficiency through nutrition

Improving your metabolic efficiency through nutrition

The traditional approach to nutrition for endurance sports has involved eating plenty of carbohydrates to fuel your training sessions, together with a moderate amount of protein to support muscle repair, and the remainder of your calorie needs coming from fat. Plenty...