The Harsh Truths of Under-Fueling

Telling any athlete that they are under-fueling for the demands of their training can be a genuine battle against years of self criticism, ill placed advice and social media. We’re constantly working with athletes who  Have followed an online diet and can’t understand why their training is suffering Refuse to eat after training to avoid […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid on Race Day

There’s nothing worse than finishing your key event and feeling like you didn’t get best out of yourself. You got dropped from a bunch you’d usually have no trouble keeping up with, your time was slower than expected or you’d simply gone faster in training the week before. It’s such a common problem with competitive […]

Poor Hydration – The Nemesis Of Endurance Athletes

The better hydrated you are, the easier it is for your blood to circulate and deliver oxygen and nutrients to yourbody. Drinking around 1.5 litres of fluid per day is sufficient to replace normal water loss due to sweating,urinating and breathing. During exercise, athletes can lose 1 kg of bodyweight per hour. Excessive loss of […]

Best Racing Season Yet for U23 Cyclist Gaby Homer

“Working with Athlete Nutrition Coach has helped me unlock some strength that I didn’t know I had“ We’ve been working very closely with U23 UCI Rider Gaby Homer since she completed a Dietary Analysis earlier this year. Straight away we knew she had huge potential but had a lot of work to iron out some […]

Stress, Gut Function and the Endurance Athlete

Getting to a race a realising the queue for the portaloo is longer than the supermarket queue in the height of lockdown can be a serious cause of stress for the already stressed athlete. It is well documented that psychological stress can wreak havoc on gut function. Anecdotes about having to defecate before the start […]

Fueling Your Training for Peak Endurance Performance.

Our bodies will tap into different forms of stored and circulating energy depending on the intensity, type and duration of a session. Understanding how and when the body uses various energy sources allows us to fuel the body properly, and can help maximize performance. Fats are the body’s preferred source of fuel at rest and […]