Poor quality/not enough sleep affects all manner of things from blood sugar levels to cortisol (stress response hormone) production to reducing your ability to respond and adapt to the training that you have put effort into that day. … More Sleep and it’s affects on your athletic performance
In this article I’ll go through why water isn’t the best liquid to rehydrate with. In addition I’ll look at whether you should have a drinking schedule or drink to thirst during training and racing, and how much you should be drinking. … More Hydration in training and racing
Vegetarian diet – myths and truths and which foods to include to ensure your vegetarian diet meets the needs of a training athlete … More The vegetarian (tri)athlete
Everyone knows someone doing a keto/primal/high fat low carb diet, but is it the best way to lose weight or fuel your next race (in particular endurance events)? You might be looking at this from a fat loss, health, or performance perspective, but it largely all boils down to the same conclusions. Simply put, whatever … More Low carb high fat, or high carb low fat? Which is best? Is either best??