Here’s the truth: Females are not the same as males physiologically speaking, and in sports, that is important. Whether you are talking about sports performance, body composition, health or overall well-being, understanding how being a female affects you in sports and play can be a big game changer. What Makes A Female So Different? The…
Due to different circumstances (Busy at work, Family Commitments, A Freaking PANDEMIC), we might choose be forced to stay away from training for weeks, sometimes months.
Thankfully, time from training is not forever, and we will be able to train again. As we head back to training, here are some considerations to make, and how to use nutrition to support them.
Pop in to any major fitness organization like the well respected American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and you will notice a training guide for cardiovascular fitness using heart rate zones. This has sparked the question: “Can running in the fat burning zone really help me to burn fat?” To help answer that, we need…
Unfortunately, research with regards to protein and running is not as comprehensive compared to other strength and hypertrophy sports, leaving runners to quite a bit of guesswork. This article aims to shed some light on current research, along with practical recommendation.
The running community often ask to clarify if they should fuel their run using carbohydrates or fats. Some of these debates have even caused friendships to end and relationships to sour. I attempt to provide some insights for this question with evidence based nutrition today to hopefully help some of you get better answers!
As somebody starting out on your fitness journey, you might hear a lot about protein, and have questions, but nobody to answer you. I have compiled some of the common questions received on protein and posted it into one big FAQ so you can find all your protein related questions answered here.
While other athletes can stop and grab their nutrients in between rest period, endurance athletes are constantly on the go. Not only does this increase their energy output, it also means the amount of fuel they carry may have a direct effect on their performance – carry too many fuels and you’ll slow down. This means that an endurance nutrition plan before race must be properly strategized beforehand, or the athlete may risk performing poorly. Here are 5 ways a solid nutrition strategy will help endurance athletes improve their performance.