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Nutrition advice for vegan athletes

A poor quality diet could predispose vegan athletes to macronutrient and micronutrient deficiencies, compromised immunity, reduced strength and limit training adaptions. This post provides nutrition advice for vegan athletes to ensure optimal balance, health and performance gains can be achieved. Why is a balanced diet important for vegan athletes? Vegetarian and vegan diets tend to […]

Hydration and cycling performance

Whether adequate hydration improves or hinders cycling performance depends on multiple factors, including environment, exercise duration and intensity. I’ve summarised the findings of a recent meta-analysis on hydration and cycling performance.  How much should I drink while endurance cycling? Amongst other factors, the amount of fluid endurance cyclists are recommended to drink mid ride will vary […]

What’s stopping you?

What’s stopping you? You know those conversations you have that become key turning points in your life? This question was one of those conversations.  An important question Slateman sprint – my introduction to triathlon I was first asked this question back in January 2015. I was talking with my psychologist about how much I loved […]