Adaptogens: playing a vital role in sports nutrition

Sports nutrition is an essential player in athletic performance, no matter your chosen sport or the level you compete at. Nutrient timing around training days, competition days and rest days become a crucial component of your performance ability. Every athlete is on the hunt for the magic formula to give them a competitive ‘edge’ to…

Pre-Workouts and Gym Performance

It’s no secret that whether you’re in the gym, on the track or in the pool, proper nutrition is essential to maximise your workout. Pre-workouts supplements are marketed to athletes and active people as the ultimate fuel, providing an instant energy boost and helping you to power through your workout. However, will they give you…

The Importance of Sports Nutrition for Travelling Athletes

At Bindi Nutrition, we’re athletes ourselves, and we understand the importance of sports nutrition when we’re hitting the gym, training, and preparing for a race or competition. At home and within our familiar environment, we have everything we need to stay on track. But when it comes to travelling, leaving our regular routines can throw…

What is Carb Cycling and Does it Help With Training?

When athletes are training, they set exercise routines that include both easy days and hard days. And as they plan for these cycles, many athletes find it advantageous to adjust their diets and follow trends like carb-cycling. As sports nutrition shows us, some diet changes can help enhance our athletic performance. They can even help…

Why Electrolytes are Important Before and After Exercise

“Electrolytes” is one of those buzzwords you hear when learning about health, exercise, and nutrition. Athletes often stock up on electrolyte-infused drinks after working out, but not everyone understands the significance of these minerals. There’s a science behind the theory of both preloading before exercise, and rehydrating afterwards. Both are equally essential to the performance…

Sports Nutrition and the FODMAP Diet

In sports nutrition, understanding how foods react with your body is the key to boosting your endurance. A low FODMAP diet is a great way to do just that!

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