January 20, 2019

With a lot of people taking part in "dry January" here is a bit of information on how alcohol can affect our health and performance. As with most things its all about moderation and being armed with the right information so you can make those all important decisions.


January 13, 2019

With winter well and truly taking a grip of Europe here are a few tips to assist you in remaining healthy and active.

December 9, 2018

With Christmas around the corner I thought it might be a good idea to remember the habits that effect our diet and our health. All in moderation enjoy.

December 2, 2018

For all those cross-country skiers needing a plan to get you into racing fitness here is a plan to get you in shape. For all those triathletes that want to keep the motivation and fitness over the winter here is a plan to get you started.

This is a basic 8-week plan to...

September 21, 2018

This weeks 'Facts on Friday' might seem a basic one, however, it is one of the most important to our health and performance!

Most people who undertake training most days, and especially those that race endurance type events, are often dehydrated! It isn't just about dri...

September 14, 2018

Hi All, here is the first "Fact on Friday" for you. This one is regarding blood sugar levels. One of the main reasons you get the munchies mid-morning, the afternoon or late in the evening is due to your blood sugar levels (see below). Depending on your nutritional hab...

March 16, 2018

Following on from the last article I wrote on 'Nutritional needs for elite level recovery' during #Pyeongchang #Olympics , I had a lot of interest in the subject and requests for an article on training volume and recovery to accompany it.

To start with we have...

February 14, 2018

Leading on from my short article on 'Improving performance through nutrition'
and it being Valentine's day I thought I would talk about the benefits of perhaps buying your valentine some dark chocolate (70% and higher Cocoa content).

Dark chocolate 70% and higher, has s...

February 11, 2018

Having just watched #teamgb 's Andrew Musgrave (@musgraveandrew) and Callum Smith (@callum_r_smith) in the Skiathon during the #pyeongchang2018 Winter Olympics here are some tips on improving performance through nutrition.

There are many ways to assist th...

February 6, 2018

Six weeks into our Southeast Asia adventure and it’s hard not to have a diet of

Not all rice and noodles are the

same. Most rice has a high to medium rating on the glycemic index (GI). The rate at which blood sugar is affected is very important. Lower GI is better, the...

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