Category Archives: Sports Nutrition

Should I consume caffeine before my workout?

Today I am covering a topic near and dear to many of your hearts: caffeine. But I don’t just cover caffeine; I explore whether caffeine truly does act as a diuretic, especially during exercise, and whether or not caffeine can … Continue reading

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Why can’t you resist?

Well? That chocolate biscuit is calling you right? Or is it the bag of crisps or sweets that you know are in the cupboard? How do you justify it? Is it because you’ve had a bad day and you’re you … Continue reading

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What are the best carbohydrates to aid weight loss?

Clients are always asking me what are the best form of carbohydrates to aid weight loss and should they be trying carb free diets. Of course my answer to going totally carb free is emphatically no due to the fact … Continue reading

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How can I speed up my metabolism?

Our resting metabolism or metabolic rate depends on your age, gender and physical condition as well as the amount of fat and muscle that we have in our bodies. I’m afraid to say that as we all get older we … Continue reading

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Marathon nutrition

I’ve never run a marathon myself but many of my clients have, and several have told me their experiences of hitting THE WALL. With many carb gels and energy drinks now available, sometimes even handed out mid-race, it should in … Continue reading

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