Tag Archives: "Nutrition + Health"

Fuelling an Everesting attempt

Deciding to climb 8848m on the bike in one ride is no mean feat. Beyond the mental and physical challenge, ensuring that you are well fuelled and hydrated to support your efforts is a key factor in your success. Here’s an insight into the planning that …

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What makes a cyclist?

What makes a cyclist? Is it the kit you wear? The height of your socks? The number of miles you accumulate on Strava? The number of bikes you own? Earlier this year someone told me that I’m “not a cyclist”. As someone who rides my bike more days than n …

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Does your mental health need a check up?

What’s the state of your mental health right now? Could you do with a bit of a mental health check up? Until a few years ago, I’d never really thought much about my mental health. Then I went through a rather messy relationship break up that damaged my …

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10 reflections working as a dietitian

This week marks the 10 year anniversary working as a dietitian. How time flies! I’ve taken a moment to reflect upon some of the key things I have learnt over the years as a dietitian, personally and professionally. I studied Nutrition and Dietetics at …

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Vanilla chia pudding

Chia pudding has got to be one of the simplest and easiest snacks to ‘cook’. They literally take minutes to stir together to create a wholesome snack to keep you fuelled between training sessions. Two or three ingredients, a jar and a spoon and off you …

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Are you drinking enough on the bike?

More than just replacing the fluids we lose as sweat, drinking enough on the bike and being well hydrated on a ride can improve your cycling performance. Are you drinking enough on your rides? Europe is experiencing a bit of a heatwave at the moment, w …

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How to fuel for a long ride

Getting your nutrition right during long rides can be a tricky balancing act at times. Don’t eat enough and you might run out of energy and bonk, overeat and you could end up with stomach troubles. To make it more complicated, the more trained you are …

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Why you should service your bike regularly

A few weeks ago I noticed something up with my bike. It had this squeak that kept progressively getting worse and worse. I gave it a wash, and it still sounded like a mouse was stuck somewhere. Riding seemed like such an effort too. Perhaps it was time …

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Top 3 UK Recipe Boxes & Meal Delivery Services

When it comes to improving your health, making changes to what you eat can have a huge impact. When time is limited, recipe boxes and meal delivery services can go a long way in kickstarting and supporting new nutrition habits. These are the top 3 meal …

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I’m training all the time. Why am I not losing weight?

“I’m training all the time, but I’m not losing weight. Where am I going wrong?” Getting the right balance as an athlete can be a challenge when trying to improve body composition and your power to weight ratio. We all know that in order to lose weight …

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