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26
January
2015

Tweak your diet and boost oxygen levels for training and racing

   Studies have proven you can now your boost oxygen levels for training and racing if you include beetroot into your diet.  

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23
December
2014

12 little known facts about your Christmas vegetables

    Why you don't like Brussels Sprouts, can boiling destroy anti cancer properties of vegetables and do carrots actually help you see in the dark.    

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20
December
2014

Get fit, not fat, this Christmas!

    Award winning coach, John Wood of Tri Coaching looks at ways you can enjoy Christmas and avoiding some of the pitfalls                 

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02
December
2014

Is this the best food for us?

   Scientists recently stated that just looking at the Romanesco Broccoli is enough to enhance our overall feeling of wellbeing.    

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04
August
2014

The Benefits of Caffeine for Endurance Athletes

   Endurance athletes are always in search of a boost in energy and performance. More often than not, caffeine is the go-to for athletes. But is caffeine truly an ergogenic aid and is it safe?            

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18
March
2014

Recovery; The key to good training

   Which Training Camp and AMSport bring you Recovery; the key to good training  and performance development.

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23
December
2013

What do athletes eat for breakfast

  Breakfast, Sir Steve Redgrave (5 time Olympic Gold medalist) once said, is the most important meal of the day. He typically tucked into scrambled eggs on toast, four Weetabix, fruit juice. 

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29
October
2013

Are all calories created equal?

Are all calories created equal? What an athletes needs for quality training

How-many-calories-to-lose-weight In a blog post on my website (Author, Ben Greenfield) earlier this week, I taught how to count your calories and log your diet the right way. But it’s important to realize that especially for triathletes, it’s the nutrient density and quality of your food that truly matters – not the calorie content.

But wait – a calorie is a calorie, right?

Not really.

In the most recent such study to date, two groups were compared (O’Connor). One group ate slow sugar release, low glycemic index foods (think raw nuts or beef jerky) and another group ate faster release, high glycemic index foods (think white rice or wheat bread).

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