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  • Recipe: Joint saving grilled ginger chicken

    Recipe: Joint saving grilled ginger chicken

    4th July 2016

    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…

  • Recipe: Immunity boosting Beef Bughela

    Recipe: Immunity boosting Beef Bughela

    4th July 2016

    Yogurt contains probiotic bacteria, the ‘good’ bacteria that are a foundation of good gut function. Turmeric contains curcumin; an anti-inflammatory phytochemical found by research to improve gut health function and improve energy balance. The proper functioning of the gut is…

  • Recipe: Pumpkin seed and GoJi berry energy bars

    Recipe: Pumpkin seed and GoJi berry energy bars

    4th July 2016

    Rustle up your own energy bars! The bars are a quick, easy and convenient snack to eat on the go and full of slow releasing carbs for sustained energy, protein for muscle growth and immune boosting nutrients. Ingredients Makes 6-8…

  • Breakfast Recipe: Quinoa Porridge with mixed berries

    Breakfast Recipe: Quinoa Porridge with mixed berries

    4th July 2016

    By unleashing the power of foods such as quinoa, breakfasts can become a useful tool in helping you perform; whether that’s training or an event Ingredients Serves 2 100g quinoa 1 pinch ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground cardamom 240ml almond…

  • Iron Constitution: Fuelling for your Ironman

    Iron Constitution: Fuelling for your Ironman

    17th June 2016

    Fuelling an ironman starts long before race day and finishes long after. Here’s what you need to eat and drink to ensure optimal preparation, racing and recovery “Competing in an ironman event places huge physiological and psychological demands on an…

  • Recipe: Malt Loaf

    Recipe: Malt Loaf

    17th June 2016

    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.…

  • Right on Time Carbohydrate

    Right on Time Carbohydrate

    17th June 2016

    Carbohydrate is your body’s 5-star fuel and is absolutely essential for maximising performance short and long term WITH ALL THE research over several decades on carbohydrate and endurance performance, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there’s nothing new to learn.…

  • Blackcurrant endurance power

    Blackcurrant endurance power

    16th June 2016

    LOOKING TO GET an edge from your fitness and outdoor activities? New Zealand scientists have discovered that blackcurrants may enhance the benefits of exercise and boost recovery. Scientists are discovering previously unknown benefits of blackcurrants that could be potential game-changers…

  • Fat: no longer the bad guy

    Fat: no longer the bad guy

    16th June 2016

    Did you know that many healthy option foods are more likely to harm you than the so-called bad foods they replace? Andrew Hamilton explains how the latest research is turning our thinking on saturated fats upside down. A professor of…