Noosa Race Recap
Noosa Race Recap

Noosa Race Recap

It was the night before my first ever Olympic Distance Triathlon. After 10 months of preparation, I was ready, albeit incredibly nervous. Sitting down to a home-cooked dinner with my support crew, I felt like the biggest kid eating my large bowl of pasta, side of garlic bread, all washed down with pasito (dietitians orders). As I forced it down…

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From Beginner to Grinner
From Beginner to Grinner

From Beginner to Grinner

I stumbled across triathlon a little differently to most…Last November my partner at the time encouraged me to sign up for Noosa Triathlon with him. You’re kidding right?! I couldn’t run 5km let alone 10km, could barely swim 1.5km, had never swum in the open water, am a little (OK a lot) afraid of bluebottles AND had only ridden a…

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Dietitian Approved Crew – Bec
Dietitian Approved Crew - Bec

Dietitian Approved Crew – Bec

Introducing Bec!An all-round LEGEND, Bec is one of our longest standing clients! She even has an original meal plan with our old logo on it - sorry about that Bec :) From humble beginnings as a triathlete 3 years ago, she's gearing up to race Cairns IRON(Wo)MAN this weekend. Good luck Bec! You're going to absolutely smash it! Photo cred:…

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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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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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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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Caffeine – Performance nutrition
Caffeine - Performance nutrition

Caffeine – Performance nutrition

Caffeine is a widely used, socially acceptable stimulant. It is found naturally in the leaves, beans and fruits of a variety of plants. The most common dietary sources of caffeine include tea, coffee, cola, energy drinks, chocolate and supplemented sports foods like gels and shots. It is rapidly absorbed and transported to all body tissues and organs where it exhibits…

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