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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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The future of hydration is here; our Triple Electrolyte Advantage©

The future of hydration is here with our Triple Electrolyte Advantage©. Electrolytes are quite simply, essential to life. They are minerals that carry an electric charge within liquids in the body such as blood. These electrolytes help regulate nerve and muscle function and maintain acid-base and water balance in the body. Essentially, they are responsible for controlling the shift of fluid in and out of cells in our body.

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Nutrition for recovery from injury

The health benefits of participating sports are both physical and mental and are well known to us all. Keeping physically active can benefit cardiovascular and bone health, aid in maintaining a healthy weight, and improve sleep and mental well-being. However, sport carries with it the risk of injury, and most of us will face an injury at some point. One study showed 3 out of 10 elite teenage athletes reported injuries each week. Recovery from injury can be complex and rehabilitation requires physical therapy and nutritional plays a vital role too.

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Are Protein Bars Healthy?

Protein bars have become hugely popular as a way of consuming protein in a quick and convenient snack. Gone are the days of the humble muesli bar; the protein bar has firmly taken over supermarket shelves and gym bags. We are using them for recovery, weight loss, convenience, meal replacement and snacking. Let us take a closer look at what is in your protein bar, and decide if it really is benefiting your health?

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The Power of Protein

Here we delve into the the power of protein. If you are an endurance athlete, you may not think of yourself as a body builder. Yet, your training load places significant demands on your body for maintaining, repairing and growing lean muscle mass. While carbohydrates may be your staple fuel, there is a time and a place for protein in your diet.

Yummy Vegan Protein Pancakes

Who knew vegan pancakes could be so fabulous? And if you happen to be an active person, or simply want to add some additional protein to your meal these tasty gluten-free pancakes are perfect for you. When you think of clean-eating chances are endless amounts of  steamed vegetables and lean chicken come to mind. Foods…

Five Facts You May Not Know About Protein

Exercise and protein go hand in hand  as it is an essential nutrient to help you to perform your best both in training and at work. When exercising, the presence of adrenaline and absence of insulin results in muscle proteins breaking down to release amino acids. Protein is need after training in order to repair…

5 Steps To Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet!

The new year is a time to refresh, reset and recharge. It’s the time in which we set our goals and dreams for the upcoming year ahead. After the turbulent year that was 2020, it’s time to hit the reset button and make it happen. Here are our 5 steps to making 2021 your best…

5 Things You Should Know About Bindi Digest Blend

It’s here, the newest member of the Bindi Nutrition family, BINDI Digest Blend. The benefits of BINDI Digest Blend are a boost your gut health and in doing so to enhance your brain-power and help you perform at your best. We have chosen a unique blend of Trytophan, Slippery Elm bark, L-Glutamine, Tumeric Powder, Inulinm…

How A Healthy Gut Can Help You Improve Your Health

Taking care of your gut health has never been more important due to the incredible complexity of the gastrointestinal system and its importance to our overall health.  Much research over the past two decades has shown a strong link between gut health and your immune system, mood and mental health, hormonal disorders, skin conditions and…

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