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A question I am asked about more often than not is about my diet as an athlete. I constantly receive messages from female athletes about what I eat to fuel my body and if I periodise my eating habits depending on my season. I must start this article by...
Originally Published, Monday, June 24, 2019 - 13:15, Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor, Inside Science. Republished with permission. Written by Rodrigo Pérez Ortega (Inside Science) -- Finishing the Boston marathon is a life-changing milestone for many athletes. The same goes for the microbes in their guts. In a new study, published today in the journal Nature...
Article first publish in the Source. By Daniel Wallis. Overtraining is not just limited to elite athletes. Exercise is used by many to relieve stress, yet an inability to recover because of stress at work or poor sleep generates even greater strain on the body. If you’re intent on sticking to...
Why magnesium? Magnesium is a vital mineral for the body to function and to achieve optimum performance levels for athletes. About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone, while the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Because of magnesium’s role in energy...
Whether you’re training for a 5k or a marathon, proper nutrition is key. While it’s important to get as many nutrients as you can from whole foods, sometimes, you may need a little extra help. There are a few supplements on the market that are great for runners. The following...
By Alex Dreyer - Runner's Tribe Are you reaching your potential? As a sports dietitian, I see all types of runners turning to nutrition and diet to go further or faster. I’ve been lucky enough to see different approaches to nutrition first-hand, from my time in the US collegiate system eating...
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a fitness newbie, injuries can happen to anyone at any time. This is especially true for runners. In fact, each year, 65 percent of all runners will experience an injury at some point. It’s not uncommon for runners and other active individuals to put...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “Strenuous exercise should not be taken until two and a half to three hours after eating” (C.W.H. Grant – The Australian Amateur – October 1951) How much? How long before? And what should we eat (and drink) before a race and before we train? These...
If you are a runner, you are likely to experience muscle soreness, workout cramps, and recovery issues after a long run or intense workout. While there are a plethora of recovery supplements that allow muscle repair and recovery, they aren’t entirely natural. Sip on these powerful and naturally delicious...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. To perform at your peak requires successful management of numerous aspects of your life; training, injury prevention, sleep and last but not least, diet. A balanced diet is vital.  We all know the drill, vegetables, fruit, wholemeal bread, plenty of water etc. etc.  But...