Nutrition

  • Water You Know? Proper Hydration Delivers Array Of Benefits

    Water You Know? Proper Hydration Delivers Array Of Benefits

    23rd August 2017

    Correct hydration levels have long been the topic of extensive debate but what are the real benefits of ensuring a healthy water intake each day? The Big Bottle Company, creators of 2.2l water bottles, commissioned a hydration survey, in association…

  • Recipe: Joint Saving Grilled Ginger Chicken

    Recipe: Joint Saving Grilled Ginger Chicken

    17th August 2017

    The active ingredient in chilli is called capsaicin. Capsaicin attaches to the TRPV-1 receptors in your mouth to give it that ‘hot’ feeling. Capsaicin acts on the neuroendocrine system as a mild stimulant, increasing the production of energy and even…

  • endur8 Launches The First Nutrition App For Endurance Athletes

    endur8 Launches The First Nutrition App For Endurance Athletes

    9th August 2017

    endur8 has launched a unique nutrition app that alerts endurance athletes exactly when to refuel during training and competition. Using a science-backed, peer-reviewed formula for carbohydrate intake, endur8 calculates the optimum fuel consumption for an individual using their personal data and…

  • Nutrition Q&A With Cyclist Mark Beaumont

    Nutrition Q&A With Cyclist Mark Beaumont

    7th August 2017

    Record-breaking cycling star Mark Beaumont is attempting to slash his own record for circumnavigating the globe (set in 2008) from 194 days to just 80 days. The challenge is underway and here, he shares some top nutrition tips. What fuelling…

  • Recipe: Malt Loaf

    Recipe: Malt Loaf

    22nd July 2017

    MALT LOAF, FRUIT loaf, tea bread, hot cross buns and crumpets are great choices for athletes as a pre-training snack prior to a high intensity session/competition as they are easily digestible and help to keep glycogen (carb) stores topped up.…

  • 13 Foods That Will Make You Faster

    13 Foods That Will Make You Faster

    19th July 2017

    Performance ingredients can speed up oxygen distribution, muscle development, recovery times, sprint power, energy creation and even decision-making. The key to tapping into this record-busting larder is to know which foods really will make you faster. Beetroot The evidence keeps…