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Feeling tired? How to improve your sleep and recovery

We all know we feel better after a good night’s sleep.  But as athletes, while we are often highly committed to our training sessions and love to tick those completion boxes, the reality is that we don’t always prioritize our recovery in the same way.

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How do I fuel for Ironman triathlon?

The first month of any Ironman training program can be very intense and a bit of a shock to the system! Along with managing new training routines, you will be asking how do I fuel for Ironman? Coaches will often set long slow rides with the aim of building an aerobic base, so this is the perfect time to start learning how to fuel yourself so you can achieve peak performance.

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Ironman Nutrition Plan – how to fuel in training

Have you made the big step of entering your first Ironman, and started thinking, what next?! Or, you may already have an Ironman event or a few under your belt, but you haven’t had the perfect race yet that you know you’re capable of. It’s natural to enter a race and start training enthusiastically, before you realise quickly that you will need a lot of nutrition to fuel it all! Enter our Ironman Nutrition Plan with the essential steps you need to fuel for training; from electrolytes to carbohydrates we have it all covered here.

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Tokyo Bound – ft David Bryant

David Bryant is a sports dietitian at Catalyst Dietitian and long time Bindi triathlete. David is Tokyo bound to the 2021 Paralympics and is deep in his final preparation and training blocks. Tokyo with be hot and humid, and much of his training is centred around cutting edge heat acclimation techniques, including ‘pre-cooling’ with Bindi Slushies! Join us as we talk about the three things all athletes should be doing with their nutrition; sports drink slushies, caffeine and sourdough as he preps to get the best out of himself for the Toyko Olympics.

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Dream the impossible – ft Casey Wright

It’s hard not to be inspired by Casey Wright, who loves nothing more than the challenge of high speed, high adrenalin XC skiing. Casey already has one Winter Olympics under her belt in 2018, and has her sights set firmly on 2022 in Beijing. Despite all the challenges that a winter sport throws up, Casey is fully motivated to being her best in every competition and training session. We loved hearing her story and supporting her training journey, and hope you will be inspired too…

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No human is limited – ft Katie Lovis

Katie is a dedicated and passionate ultra-runner from Margaret River. Not only does she love the sport herself, but she loves encouraging others to join through the Margaret River Trail Runner’s Association. Katie just completed the Margaret River Ultra in under 11 hours for the gruelling 80km and is quite the inspiration to many!

Racing with heart- ft Kerry Cousins

Kerry Cousins is a big-hearted and caring triathlete from Secret Harbour, WA. Not only has she been awarded an Australia Day Medallion, she can make a killer cheese board or grazing platter too. Kerry is the loyal type of training buddy we would all love to have by our side when things get tough. Read…

What’s the difference between a sports drink and electrolyte drink?

There is a lot of nutrition information available about what to consume both before, during and after exercise.  Add in seemingly endless product options and you could be understandably a bit confused when it comes to fuelling and hydration.    Don’t worry, you’re certainly not alone.  At events, the most common question people ask is,…

Training nutrition made simple

It is quite simply the most common question we hear from you – what nutrition do I need to use in training? And more specifically, how much fluid, when to have carbs, what about electrolytes, should I add protein??  No matter what new exciting product or promise is out there, your basic nutrition needs are…

Finding Adventure – ft Deb Thorley

Deb Thorley is one of those people that simply sparkles when she smiles.  Her Instagram handle @debbs_adventures describes her perfectly.  This easy-going runner and triathlete from regional Queensland simply won’t let anything stop her from finding adventure and taking on new challenges.  Deb entered Ironman Cairns (her first ever Ironman) only one week before race…

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