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Healthy & Fast – Why it is so Important to Keep your Immune System Strong

We’ve all heard it before – ‘eat more fruit and veg’, ‘sleep more’ etc. But as endurance athletes and mostly as age group athletes who work and have many other commitments other than training, it is often these points that are ignored for ‘more kms’ in the strive to get faster. In this article, and in following ones, Alex Price will explain to you why it is vital that you listen to these messages and why there is far more to getting ‘fit’ than just training.

Ironman and Triathlon Recipes – Pasta bake

As the summer starts to draw to a close in the southern hemisphere we serve up a dish that is quick and simple to make, yet healthy, high in carbohydrates, and will bring a satisfying warmth to you after a hard training session.

Meal planning for Triathletes

One of the most common barriers athletes face in relation to good nutrition is a lack of time. Shopping, cooking dinner, making lunches and planning meals, whilst trying to maintain a hectic training schedule can be challenging and individuals can sometimes find it easier to grab a coffee and a muffin on the run rather than allow time to sit down to a proper meal.

Losing Body Fat

It may come as a surprise that losing body fat can still be a difficult task for athletes who are training many hours each week.

Hydration and performance

Maintaining an adequate level of hydration is one of the most important things athletes competing in long distance events such as triathlon need to do to ensure optimal performance. This is especially true in Australia, where much training is completed during the warmer Summer months.

Beetroot Juice Boosts Endurance in Athletes

A glass of beetroot juice boosts endurance by reducing the amount of oxygen needed during physical exercise, a study says. Subjects who drank the juice easily outperformed a control group in tests and were able to exercise at the same intensity for up to 16 per cent longer.