Association and The Nutrition Society. She has completed the London Triathlon twice. Sarah regularly writes for magazines, newspapers and journals.
be at risk of nutritional deficiencies as well as poor physical performance.General healthy-eating guidelines as well as specialist requirements for athletes apply to meat-eaters and vegetarians. You daily aim should be to base your meals and snacks
breakfast - this helps insulin to do its job of stabilising blood-sugar levels Balance your blood sugar effectively by eating regular, well-balanced meals Combine complex carbohydrates with protein (animal or vegetable) Reduce your food volume in one sitting
-fighting white blood cells.Daily IntakeTriathletes should consume a daily dose of 1g of protein per 1kg of body weight. Eat 15-25g of that during recovery, within an hour of finishing a ride or run. And always target lean sources. "Skip the animal proteins
but your tanks are empty. Your training was spot-on and your race was going well so what happened? Your nutrition strategy was wrong, that’s what, and now your body is making you pay. It has happened to the best, but the best learn from their mistakes. It
the US Department of Agriculture appropriated it for a report on nutrition. Specifically, a calorie was defined as the unit of heat required to raise 1g of water 1 degree Celsius.To apply this concept to foods such as sandwiches, scientists would set food
small serving of meat look and feel like a proper slab of flesh. "The vegetable stuffing adds healthy nutrients," says Krieger, "while cutting down on the amount of animal fat involved in a satisfying homemade burger."19. Brown pittasAdd extra vegetables
One of the long-enduring and rarely questioned traditions associated with triathlon events of all kinds is the substantial pasta dinner the evening before race day. After all, who doesn't believe in the hearty, turbo-fuelling advantages of eating a
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