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Top Things to do in Busselton in Ironman Week

There is no doubt that Busselton in December is absolutely buzzing. The town is fills with Ironman athletes clad in compression gear… the foreshore bursts with marquees and red carpet… and the atmosphere is electric. Although this year may look a little different in Busselton, it is sure to be an exciting week. Here is a list of the ‘go-to’ places to visit in Busselton… so you can spend more time with a long black in hand and your feet up!

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How to Carb Load for Race Day

Getting ready for a big race?  Wondering what all the carb-loading hype is about?  The purpose of carbohydrate loading is to give you the energy you need to complete an endurance event with less fatigue and to improve your athletic performance on race day. Heavy training will deplete your muscle glycogen stores, so in the lead up to a race a combination of tapered training and increased carbohydrate intake with have your muscles replenished and perfectly primed for race day.   

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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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