Tag Archives: "Sports nutrition"

Lemon coconut chia rice cake recipe

These lemon coconut chia rice cakes are one of my current favourite ride foods. Quick and easy to whip up, make a batch and store them in the freezer so you don’t ever get caught out with nothing to eat on a ride. Making your own ride food is quick, ea …

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Off-season nutrition for cyclists workshop

Planning your 2020 season already? Get ahead of the game by using your off season to make smart nutrition choices that make the difference and get you performing better than before. Wondering how to juggle lower training loads, optimise your body compo …

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Do you know how to fuel your race day nutrition?

Many athletes possess a strong desire to improve their competitive results, regardless of whether they compete at amateur or elite levels. Nutrition can play a big role in improving athletic performance, but in my experience as a sports dietitian and n …

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What to eat on race day?

You’ve done the training. All your kit is packed and ready to go. But have you thought about your race day nutrition? This past weekend I attended Mallorca 70.3 – one of the biggest half Ironman events in the world. Over pizza and pasta at dinner the n …

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2 ways female athletes can improve bone health

As a female athlete it’s important to consider what we eat before and after training to protect our bone health, reduce risk of injury and time off training and competition. Here’s two easy ways female athletes can improve bone health with diet.     Pr …

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20 minute pizza

Sometimes you really REALLY want pizza. Nothing wrong with that! Here’s my no fail 20 minute pizza – perfect for when that craving hits. Pizza tends to get a bad wrap. But there’s nothing wrong with a bit of pizza, particularly when you cook it yoursel …

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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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What to eat during a cycling tour

Taking an overseas cycling trip can be a great adventure. There’s new roads to explore, good banter and strava segments to conquer. Keeping yourself well-fuelled is key to ensure you get to the end in one piece, minimise time sitting in the van if you …

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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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