Nutrition Info

How to use Caffeine and Beetroot to enhance performance

There are a number of natural supplements which are actually proven to enhance performance, with caffeine and beetroot the most popular right now. To make life simple, we have put together a handy guide on how to use these supplements to get the most benefit.

5 supplements that are actually proven to work

We have put together a list of 5 supplements that are backed by science and live up to their claims as ergogenic aids; that is they provide athletes with a competitive edge by enhancing energy use, production and/or recovery (2). Did we mention we love science and using products that are proven to work? Read on for a simple breakdown of these supplement heroes.

What’s the buzz about Supergreens?

Supergreens and superfoods in general are getting plenty of media hype, and quite rightly so. Supergreens contain antioxidants, enzymes, and phytonutrients which pack a real nutritional punch. Let’s have a look at why they really do work to alleviate the physical stress of exercise.

Let’s talk about drug testing in sport…

We are often aware of drug testing in elite athletes and sports people, however anti-doping policies extend right through to recreational athletes. It is becoming increasingly common for athletes of any ability to be targeted for testing, and we have a look at some current issues surrounding drug testing and supplementation in sport.

How to fuel for training and train yourself to fuel

“Evidence in athletes suggests that the gut is trainable and that individuals who regularly consume carbohydrate or have a high daily carbohydrate intake may also have an increased capacity to absorb it.” Let’s have a look at what is required to train your gut too…

What is the best type of protein?

One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘what is the best type of protein’? Protein is available in a number of food sources and you will find a variety of protein supplements to choose from on the market. This week we delve into some of the science so you can understand which is the the right one for you.

Sugar

Did you know that 93% of Australians are not meeting the recommended 2 serves of fruit daily according to the CSIRO? That’s huge!

Low Carb High Fat

Low carb, high fat, fat oxidisation, periodisation….
​All different ways of eating and approaching training and all claiming they are THE BEST! Are you just a bit confused?

Ironman Nutrition

You hear and see the horror stories unfolding on Ironman day…
Athletes blowing up on the bike, vomiting on the run, cramping, collapsing at the finish line and being carted off into the medical tent.

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