Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?
Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?

Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?

Are you the type of runner that knows exactly where every public toilet is along your route?Don’t worry - you're not alone! 30-50% of athletes regularly suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) problems while exercising (1).Far too common among endurance athletes, GI symptoms include nausea, cramps, bloating, wind, vomiting, diarrhoea and urgency. The frequency, intensity and severity of these symptoms seem to…

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Carbo-Load, Don’t Garbo-Load!
Carbo-Load, Don’t Garbo-Load!

Carbo-Load, Don’t Garbo-Load!

Race season is well and truly here!Have you developed your race nutrition plan yet?WHAT you eat and drink during a race and WHEN can have a massive impact on your performance…Lay the foundations in trainingBefore we delve into race nutrition, let's not discount the value of your everyday eating plan. The foundations of daily healthy eating are where you will…

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5 Tips for Fueling on the Bike
5 Tips for Fueling on the Bike

5 Tips for Fueling on the Bike

Words by pro cyclist Nicole Moerig I was out riding with an old school friend the other day and we got chatting about nutrition. She has been cycling going on 1 year now and came from a running background, similar to me. Any runner would know how hard to it is to fuel your body before and during training. 'Runners…

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Fuel Rules for Runners
Fuel Rules for Runners

Fuel Rules for Runners

Whether you’re a beginner runner or pro athlete, nutrition plays a key role in running performance. Check out these winning tips to eat and drink your way to peak performance. Find Balance Running is (generally speaking) a high energy burning sport. Sometimes this allows us to get away with eating whatever we like with little consequence on our weight. However,…

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Fat vs. Carbs: What’s best for sports performance?
Fat vs. Carbs: What’s best for sports performance?

Fat vs. Carbs: What’s best for sports performance?

There is so much media attention around low carbohydrate diets at the moment; it’s hard to decipher what is fact and what is fiction. Low-carbohydrate diets are not a new dietary concept by any means, yet they have made a popular comeback with claims of rapid weight loss and other health benefits. A quick Google search pulls over 2 million…

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A Dietitian Approved Approach to Body Fat Loss for Triathletes

I despise the word ‘diet’ and don’t even get me started on ‘detox’. The idea of a quick fix is appealing but unfortunately, there is no magic pill for weight loss.  Diets are often gimmicky, unsustainable and are not going to provide adequate fuel to keep up with the often-high load of triathlon training. There are some very real consequences…

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