Fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand, so make sure you have your sports nutrition facts right. These articles will give you the sports nutrition education you need. Learn about muscle recovery, proper hydration, and the latest sports supplements the experts are suggesting… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.


Carbohydrates: Forget fancy supplements - carbohydrates are even more important than you'd thought, for strength as well as endurance

Sports nutrition: a training strategy for protein consumption

There is more to protein intake than simply eating the right amount

chinese athletes

Chinese Athletes: Chinese Nutrition

vitamin e

Vitamin E: Vitamin E and immunity

carbohydrate mouthwash

Carbohydrate mouthwash is ergogenic

serum ferritin levels | iron overload

Serum ferritin levels: Iron overload in cyclists


Can antioxidants help reduce post-exercise soreness?

muscle glycogen stores

Muscle glycogen stores: Supercompensation only works once

nutrition for football

Nutrition for football: 'Your role is to make sure there are no fat b******s in my team'

hydration in football

Hydration football - It used to be oranges in the centre circle... now it's a personal hydration strategy

football referees

Football referees - Dehydration problems for the men in black

degenerative joints | veteran athletes

Degenerative joints - The best foods and supplements to protect your joints from age-related degeneration

sport nutrition

Sport nutrition - How athletes can benefit from world consensus on sport nutrition

Sports nutrition: carbohydrate loading is an important aspect of post exercise recovery

Loading up with carbohydrates during recovery from strenuous exercise promotes a high level of muscle glycogen resynthesis

Haile Gebrselassie and sports drinks

Haile Gebrselassie - How Fast Might Geb Have Run the London Marathon with the Help of a Good Sports Drink?

Fluid Balance - Caffeine and Hydration

Fluid Balance - Caffeine and Hydration

Carbo loading- managing your glycogen intake without overloading on glucose.


Hydration in Athletes

Hydration in Athletes

Sports Nutrition: Glycogen levels need to be replenished post exercise

Glycogen synthesis: your post-exercise plan

Zone Diet: you can't live off just carbohydrate, protein and fat

Zone Diet Is a No-No

Colostrum sports supplement | Athletes | Mother's Milk

Colostrum sports supplement: Why Mother's Milk Is Best for Athletes

Sports Drinks: carbohydrates improve sports performance

Carbohydrate Enhances Vigilance

Sports Nutrition: the rise of anorexia and other eating disorders

Anorexia Nervosa - Elite Runners are at high risk of eating disorders

Food, Drink and Exercise: Why Timing is Everything

How to maximise muscle glycogen

Sports Nutrition: increasing fat intake can improve endurance levels

High-fat Gains for Ultra-endurance Performance

Macronutrients - carbohydrates should be the fuel of choice for serious athletes

As competition day looms athletes should aim for a high-carbohydrate intake

Fluid: the one thing your body can't learn to do without

Fluid: the one thing your body can't learn to do without

Power training: research shows increasing protein intake will improve performance

Power Athlete's Diet:

Dehydration: can it lead to bone disease?

Rehydration to prevent sports injury

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