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Meal plans for athletes - do you really need one?

Mar 19, 2021

“All I need is a meal plan………”

Or do you?! 

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in my clinic by athletes and non-athletes alike.

With experience working in both a clinical and sporting environment, I understand the motivations behind the...

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Do I need protein AND carbohydrate after training?

Mar 17, 2021

I often get asked about having a “diet plan”.

Social media, celebrity diets and crash diets promising weight loss or some sort of magical effects have had such an effect on what athletes and clients believe they need.

I always say, there are plenty of diet plans one can download for...

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Consistency in training and variety in nutrition

Mar 09, 2021

It is essential that we are consistent with training- any good coach will agree that performance and results come with consistency over the days, weeks and even years. 

With that in mind we also need to make sure that we are fuelling consistently and appropriately around our training....

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Catch of the day - TROUT

Feb 16, 2021

Trout - a great choice of healthy fat athletes

Trout rarely gets the attention it deserves, but it is a great little option if you are not so keen on salmon and the punchy oily taste. 

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I love trout as an alternative to salmon and find that it is also a little lighter and...

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Body Composition

Feb 15, 2021

Beyond a fat percentage

Anthropometry or Kinanthropometry is a term to describe and assess physique in athletes and individuals. Even if you are not heading for the next Commonwealth Games or Olympics, assessing physique characteristics helps us to monitor changes with training programs, describe...

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Myth busting immunity for athletes

Feb 01, 2021

Despite common belief, we cannot in fact “boost” our immunity. However, there are a number of ways that you can maintain  immunity by optimising your nutrition and hydration, particularly if you are an athlete. 

 Genetics do play a part the rate and susceptibility...

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Home Made Kefir

Jan 25, 2021

Kefir is a great daily product that is quick and simple to make as I just found out!

Kefir has become quite the rage in the natural health community, but there is a fair bit of research to suggest positive benefits for gut health too.

Kefir is a fermented drink, traditionally made using cow's or...

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Can I get enough protein as a plant based athlete?

Jan 06, 2021

Plant based Athletes & Protein

 

So first there was the rise of being vegan, which has moved more towards plant based eating.

In fact, the move to including plant based eating at some meals has been shown to have many health and environmental or sustainability advantages....

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Vitamin C for Immunity

Jan 05, 2021

Contrary to popular belief taking a vitamin C supplement will NOT ward off the common cold or SARS-Cov2.

The most recent research and a Cochrane review does not support for the general population that taking high doses of vitamin C reduces the common cold. It is possible it may reduce the...

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Importance of Vitamins and Minerals For Athletes

Jan 04, 2021

Quick turbo, shower, piling the kids into the car, and just about remembering to grab something on the way out the door ?! Sound familiar?!

It might be with your tightly packed schedule each day that you just about manage to hold it together with remembering protein in a post-training snack or...

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