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.
What is the best method of fluid replacement?
Have carbs had their day?
Intense exercise, water and fish: a triple whammy against colorectal cancer
Factors modifying creatine accumulation in human skeletal muscle
Owen Anderson answers your training queries
Studies show dilute energy drinks are best for fighting fatigue
The value of anti-oxidants: an expert sifts the evidence
Six fruit and veg portions a day keep strokes at bay
Honey - an alternative sports gel
Anyone for Crocodile Haemoglobin?
'Adaptogens' offer few performance benefits
The caffeine boosts performance and its antioxidant content boosts recovery
Can hot drinks really make a difference?
Zinc deficiency can lead to weightloss, decreased endurance and fatigue
Nutritional supplements: your nutritional strategy should be planned in detail as part of your overall training programme
Look, listen and think before you take supplements
Sports drinks: recovering from exercise with hypotonic drinks, isotonic drinks and hypertonic drinks
The importance of post-exercise rehydration
How to increase your glycogen levels by up to 20 per cent to boost your energy levels
The latest sports nutrition research
Bodybuilders: Do bodybuilders need massive amounts of extra protein?
Midnight snacking may make athletes fatter.
Calcium: Taking more calcium makes sense, but how much do you really need?
It makes sense to ensure that your diet is high in antioxidants. High doses of Bcarotene and vitamin C, fresh fruit and veg are your best bet - " coloured" vegetables such as green leafy ones, beetroot, carrots and sweetcorn are particularly high in B-carotene.
New research suggests soccer players need better nutrition
Exercise endocrinology and the myth of the Eicotech diet.
Can you give your performance an edge by fuelling up before exercise? Here are the guidelines.
Glucose: You can lead a muscle to glucose, but can you make it drink?
Calories: Sometimes eating fewer calories can make you fatter...