What to eat

  • Iron: Why It Matters For All Fitness Enthusiasts

    Iron: Why It Matters For All Fitness Enthusiasts

    22nd November 2017

    Andrew Hamilton looks at recent research into iron nutrition and explains why it matters for all fitness enthusiasts, but especially women and vegetarians. ASK MOST PEOPLE to name a crucial mineral for health and they’ll probably mention iron. But while the role its in…

  • Fat: No Longer The Bad Guy

    Fat: No Longer The Bad Guy

    18th October 2017

    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…

  • Salty Facts: Reducing Your Salt Consumption

    Salty Facts: Reducing Your Salt Consumption

    8th September 2017

    Salt (along with sugar) has been in the news again recently not because we’ve run out of it to spread on the roads but because we are consuming too much of it

  • Renee McGregor’s DIY Protein Shake

    Renee McGregor’s DIY Protein Shake

    4th September 2017

    Endurance nutrition expert Renee McGregor provides easy to prepare performance boosting food and drink recipes and tips. (Food and drink that you can prepare yourself… and yes, very easily!) There are so many products on the market designed to improve your performance during…

  • Time For Teff: A Little Grain With Big Potential

    Time For Teff: A Little Grain With Big Potential

    2nd September 2017

    Bored of bread, cereal, rice and pasta? Perhaps it’s time to consider teff – a little known gluten-free grain that packs a big nutritional punch! If you haven’t heard of teff, you’re not alone. Although teff is grown by over…

  • Curry: Energy-Injecting Shaljam Gosht

    Curry: Energy-Injecting Shaljam Gosht

    25th August 2017

    Britain’s favourite dish can make you fitter, thinner and faster, and even add some spice to your performance. Try this turnip and lamb curry. Shaljam Gosht  Ingredients Serves 4–6 4 tbsp sunflower or rapeseed oil 2 large onions, sliced 5cm…

  • Right On Time Carbohydrate

    Right On Time Carbohydrate

    24th August 2017

    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.…