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My take on nutrition and diet

So before I give you my take on diet and nutrition I’ll start with a disclaimer. Although I’m studying for a physiology degree and have a general interest in healthy living I have no qualifications in nutrition… 668 more words


Never Take A Black Dog Running In The Heat

The Adventures of The Sweaty Girl and Her Pup: Part 1

Run started happy. All smiles here.

Pup needed shade and rest at mile 1…bad sign. 209 more words


Race Day Nutrition (Part Four) – Marc Laithwaite

So last week (part three HERE) we discussed carbohydrate absorption and the role of insulin, this week, we are going to look at how to take foods on board whilst competing, to avoid stomach problems and maximise performance. 1,408 more words

Six Counter-intuitive Strategies that Allow You to PR in an Ultra

Ultra Marathons are the only races where the tortoise beats the hare.  It’s hard not to be super competitive during the race and sabotage your performance (I’m 2 for 2 in doing that in some way during an ultra).   469 more words


My Ultra Marathon Fueling Plan

So…take all this with a grain of salt. Everyone’s stomach is different, so what I do won’t work for everyone, but I thought that I’d write a post about how I plan on fueling during my first 50-mile ultra. 633 more words


When is low in Carbs a "No No" for the Endurance athlete

When is a diet lower in carbohydrates not a smart strategy for the endurance athlete?

And when is lower in carbohydrates during training season NOT recommended for the athlete aiming for weight and body fat reduction? 1,410 more words

Sports Nutrition

Week 1/12: Where's My Mojo?

Hey!  It’s finally time to pick a race to train towards and set a time goal.  You know, get back into the whole swing of speed training, more workouts, and double digit miles every week?   1,088 more words

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