What to eat

  • The Truth About Rice

    The Truth About Rice

    3rd March 2017

    Whether you like it long, short, black, brown or wild, rice is an excellent source of nutrients for a runner. With its high percentage of carbohydrate, rice has for a long time been regarded as a great fuel for athletes.…

  • Sweet Success

    Sweet Success

    14th February 2017

    There’s more to honey than meets the eye. Dietitian Laura Tilt reveals THREE GREAT BENEFITS for runners. As one of nature’s most caloriedense foods, honey has been prized as an energy source for over 8,000 years. In fact, as the…

  • Debunking Nutrition Myths

    Debunking Nutrition Myths

    16th December 2016

    Too much protein will damage my kidneys – FALSE Unless you are already predisposed to renal complications, there is no reason you should avoid more protein. Traditional recommendations for protein intake have been low (0.8g per kg of your bodyweight)…

  • The Best (and lowest cost) Sources of Protein

    The Best (and lowest cost) Sources of Protein

    14th December 2016

    Protein is one of three main macronutrients that facilitates muscle repair, growth and regeneration from an exercise bout. It is now widely accepted that 20-30g of protein is sufficient to elevate muscle protein synthetic rates in order promote positive muscle…

  • A Look At ‘Energy Boosting’ Foods

    A Look At ‘Energy Boosting’ Foods

    13th December 2016

    The food we eat each day impacts many physiological processes that can affect the way we perform both mentally and physically. The components of food can influence our perception of energy levels through different mechanisms, be it via the metabolic…

  • Tomato Recipes from Sarah Flower

    Tomato Recipes from Sarah Flower

    25th November 2016

    Sarah Flower is a leading nutritionist and author who is passionate about promoting healthy eating and cookery to all ages. Sarah’s down-to-earth, practical approach to all nutritional programmes has formed the backbone to her busy clinic, offering practical solutions to…

  • Ultramarathon nutrition

    Ultramarathon nutrition

    22nd September 2016

    Figuring out what to eat during an ultramarathon or trail race is as crucial as your training, a lot to be learned from off-road runners who have run the trail ahead of us.

  • Fuel your running

    Fuel your running

    15th September 2016

    Food and supplements that have turned our heads recently