Fasted or fuelled?  While some people swear by early morning fasted workouts for their fat burning benefits, others will perform better in intense or longer training sessions after fuelling up first. So, what really are the benefits of each approach? And, if you are going...

So often the 'nibbles' on offer at a BBQ or party tend towards unhealthy options. Next time you're heading out, whip up this delicious roasted sweet potato dip with a touch of spices so you can fill up on veggies and flavour at the same...

As the weather cools here in the south of WA, SO the training and work load seems to be increasing. Spending some weekend time in the kitchen creating wholesome snacks is a favourite of mine, and this date loaf is the perfect healthy twist...

Mmmm a warm blueberry muffin? Yes please! These little delights are full of oats and topped up with protein to keep you full and satisfied, without all the sugar that traditional muffins have. Try baking a batch and freeze them so you...

Sarah has a laid back and determined approach which is typical of many successful triathletes in Australia; however as with many high achievers it is overcoming adversity that has seen her emerge stronger and faster than ever.  This pocket rocket came to Australia from Wales...

This breakfast salad snuck onto the radar in our Bindi kitchen and it seems it is here to stay. Always looking for tasty ways to sneak extra veggies into our day, we add leftover roast veggies and poach a couple of eggs on the...

Have you ever noticed that icky, irritable feeling after eating too much sugar?   A few too many lollies or a sweet dessert and you quickly get that familiar surge of sweet energy.  However, that feeling can be soon followed by a crash, where you start...

This protein powerhouse smoothie has to be one of my all time favourites because it can be ready in a flash, yet it is full of flavour and all the nutrients you need to kick-start your day. Medjool dates add just the right amount of...

What's a Buddha bowl?  It is a bowl bursting with goodness, just like the belly of Buddha! Simply put, it is a bowl of grains, a protein and greens.  The bowl will nourish and fill you up after a big training session, and our deluxe...

We are nuts about these bars! Packed with protein and healthy fats from nuts, seeds and our organic protein powder, they will have you feeling satisfied and well fuelled. With just enough natural sweetness to fulfill you, try this no-bake protein slice today....

We are nuts about these bars! Packed with protein and healthy fats from nuts, seeds and our organic protein powder, they will have you feeling satisfied and well fuelled. With just enough natural sweetness to fulfill you, try this no-bake protein slice today....

With sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs, this easy spaghetti with creamy avocado sauce is the perfect taste of summer. For a lighter option, try swapping out the spaghetti for zucchini noodles - a perfect way to increase your veg intake for the day![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Spaghetti with...

It’s definitely a treat time of year, and with so many goodies on offer, this chocolate surprise will be a perfect homemade delight. We love freeze dried raspberries and nuts on top, but you can mix and match for your favourite combo ...

If you're an avid follower of pro athletes and triathlon brands alike on social media, you'll have noticed that November is the time for sponsorship announcements. While the thought of repping your favourite cycle kit, goggles, wetsuits and nutrition may be super exciting, how...

It's salad weather! Don't be fooled into thinking salads aren't filling - adding lentils is a fantastic way to up the nutrients including fibre and to keep you feeling full for hours. This zesty dressing with a touch of chilli is perfect for lunch...

There's something special about freshly made hummus, blended to perfection with tahini, garlic and lemon.  Our green Bindi hummus is smooth and creamy, with the addition of avocados and a touch of supergreens.  This is one dip that you can afford to splurge on!  Serve...

Want to kick-start your day with a nutritious meal that doesn't need prep work or cooking? How about a satisfying breakfast-on-the-run smoothie, with oats and fruit for energy, protein to keep you full and the powerhouse spice cinnamon to reduce inflammation. Delicious! ...

We are nuts about these bars! Packed with protein and healthy fats from nuts, seeds and our organic protein powder, they will have you feeling satisfied and well fuelled. With just enough natural sweetness to fulfill you, try this no-bake protein slice today....

This recipe is on high rotation in the Bindi kitchen as it ticks all the healthy boxes. Try making a big batch on a Sunday afternoon and your meals for the week are sorted. This chilli is packed full of plant based protein and nutrients...

We love everything green at Bindi - which includes plenty of salad!  Just keep things interesting, this zesty salad dressing with our cranberry greens and mint will not only stimulate your taste buds, but will give you big hit of antioxidants and nutrients as well. ...

These muffins are packed full of energy for a big training day. Created by an Ironman athlete, Wendy makes a batch of these overnight muffins on weekends so she and her family can get through a busy week of work and training. Full of wholesome ingredients,...

Research shows us that protein before sleep can result in greater increases in muscle mass and strength, and can even improve your sleep quality. This tasty protein pudding is the perfect snack to curb the evening cravings!...

Research shows us that protein before sleep can result in greater increases in muscle mass and strength, and can even improve your sleep quality. Try this protein filled hot chocolate before bed to ensure a great night of recovery sleep!...

Tired of gels in fiddly packets, sickly sweet flavours and an upset tummy? This gel mixture is the bomb – all natural ingredients, a breeze to whip up, and makes the equivalent of 6 gels (all at 30g carbs each)....

Overnight oats are one of the pure joys in life… mix them in a jar and then on a busy morning you literally grab from the fridge to go… Mix it up for your favourite combination! PS the added protein will help recovery from your early...

There is nothing more satisfying than coming in from an early training session and opening the fridge to one of these little beauties. Simple to prepare the night before, these Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, and will provide fibre, iron,...

What’s for lunch? This is the perfect ‘salad in a jar’ recipe. Whip three jars of salad together (complete with dressing) and you are ready for a healthy week. Easy!...

This deliciously dense baked protein bar has just the right balance of lemony coconut flavours. It is packed with protein and complex carbohydrates, loads of fibre and a boost of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants from the oats, coconut flour and banana. Bake a batch and...

Kona: Bindi’s Tips for the Big Island (yes, there is good coffee!)It’s that time of year again, Kona time. For many people, Kona is the pinnacle of hours, days, months and years of training.Touching down on the Big Island is akin to landing on hallowed...

At last, we are on the countdown to the Hawaii Ironman, the World Championships in Kona on 13th October 2018.  We have four athletes headed to race on the Big Island, some with previous experience and top 10 results; some competing for their first time. ...

Training for an endurance event? Your results on race day will rely on what you put in your mouth on a daily basis, just as much as your training workouts. There are so many new ideas, eating fads, diet experiments, and trusted old-fashioned approaches. How...

What's for lunch?  This is the perfect 'salad in a jar' recipe.  Whip three jars of salad together (complete with dressing) and you are ready for a healthy week. Easy! ...

As pro athletes the world over compete in last-ditch efforts to accrue qualification points for the Ironman World Championships, we thought we’d talk a little about what it takes an age-grouper to hit the big island....

Now it’s time to look to the Gold Coast and the ITU World Championships, running from 11-14 September. We have our largest contingent of Australian athletes representing this fabulous country ever this year, and every one of us here at Bindi HQ is ready and...

It’s happening people; the official countdown to the Ironman 70.3 World Championships has started! Running over the weekend of September 1 & 2 this iconic, globally-rotating event promises to be a corker. It’s the first time the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event will run on the...

September this year will see Australia host the World Championships for sprint and Olympic distance triathlon on the Gold Coast.  For many triathletes, the supreme goal of racing for your country as an age grouper is sweetened by the fact they will be on their...

There is nothing more satisfying than coming in from an early training session and opening the fridge to one of these little beauties.  Simple to prepare the night before, these Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, and will provide fibre, iron, and...

You can’t out train a poor diet. That may be hard to hear, but it is the truth – I know from personal experience! Nutrition is key. Look back over your last few races and think about your results. Did you perform well? Did you...

Are you ruining all your good work? You train consistently, turning up to each session and sticking it out until the end. You listen to your coach’s feedback, taking on board what they say and plan to do better next week. But changing just one...

Ann Brinkamp raced Ultraman Australia and was the fastest female 2018. In fact she was 8th overall in a remarkable time of 24 hours and 12 minutes.  We had a fascinating chat with Ann about what it really takes to achieve Ultraman success. ...

It’s winter. The mornings are dark and the days are short. The pull of the pool has eased off a little, and your off-season is ticking along nicely. You are feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to start thinking about What Comes Next. But before...

"Sometimes life is about risking everything for a dream no one can see but you"  The sport of triathlon can be hugely demanding of your time, money, energy, and even on relationships. Who in the sport hasn't been asked 'but why do you do it?'.  It...

If you are anything like me, you are a little bit addicted to training and the buzz you get from feeling fit and strong. Let’s face it, all endurance athletes are a bit, ahem, obsessive about fitness levels, am I right?  But as I mentioned in...

Research shows us that protein before sleep can result in greater increases in muscle mass and strength, and can even improve your sleep quality. Try this protein filled hot chocolate before bed to ensure a great night of recovery sleep! ...

Research shows us that protein before sleep can result in greater increases in muscle mass and strength, and can even improve your sleep quality. This tasty protein pudding is the perfect snack to curb the evening cravings! ...

Busselton 70.3 and Port Mac are over, and for many Australian triathletes, that signals the end of the racing season. All the months of hard work culminated in two of the most epic races on the Aussie calendar, and now you’ve all recovered from your celebratory...

Travelling can be a big part of the sport of triathlon - whether it is a few hours to a race or even overseas.  The tricky logistics of nutrition, hydration and bike transport can really derail your ideal race. Our star Bindi athlete Brandon,...

The half Ironman weekend brings thousands of people flocking to the coastal town of Busselton, the home of Bindi Nutrition. With that in mind, we thought we’d give you a list of Bindi’s top 5 favourite places to visit in Busselton. The jetty is impressively...

We’ve all been there – we’ve taken time off training, then gone back into the gym and gone hard, thinking we can lift what we lifted before the break. Or we’ve upped the training load to “crazy” in the pursuit of a new goal (Ironman,...

Getting ready for a big race?  Wondering what all the carb loading hype is about?  Here are some great tips to get you prepped and ready for your best race day yet! ...

This smoothie bowl will have you ready for a supercharged day, as it gets a good serve of greens in your first meal.  You can prep the ingredients the night before and just blend on the morning to save time! ...

Andrea "Hoppy" Hopkin is a self confessed tough nut, she is very  goal driven and has high expectations of herself.  Last December she suffered a bulging disc and had to take training right back to square one.  Recently she had a successful comeback to racing at...

Brandon is an exceptionally talented triathlete based in NSW. Prior to using Bindi he struggled to stay healthy through the big training blocks, however since using our natural products he finds he recovers from the key sessions quicker and stay illness and injury free....

Eclipse Performance Centre is a triathlon performance centre based in Perth, Western Australia. Bindi partners with Eclipse to provide nutrition and advice to junior and Elite athletes as they receive world class triathlon coaching & facilities. ...

I love to help new runners with their development. I have made a lot of errors with nutrition in the past, and am keen to help other runners avoid those. I promote a healthy, clean diet, and Bindi is one of the few sports drink...

Louis started his career as a competitive swimmer, but growing up in Busselton he was inspired by the challenge of Ironman. Before long he signed up for his first, and became one of the youngest competitors to race Ironman WA at the age of...

Meet Andrea, a self-motivated and determined athlete and teacher who hails from Rockingham, Western Australia. Just recently she was the fastest female age grouper to cross the line at Ironman Taiwan, and has booked her ticket to Kona for the third time....

"I love the whole concept of Bindi and try to live the lifestyle the brand represents. We all can look for the easy, fast option in life and there is too many companies going down that way". Ryan Miller is a highly energetic and...

Sam Colvin is an athlete who is achieving great things, such as recently qualifying for Kona in the Busselton Ironman after less than two years in the sport.  But Sam's success hasn't come easily, rather it has emerged from very tough times which help to...

Some people in life have an immediate impact on others around them.  When I met Susie in Hawaii just a few days before racing Kona 2017, she blew me away.  A mum of 4 (all Ironman triathletes themselves), grandmother, and the Managing Director of the...

"Endurance swimming is not about who can do the most amount of training, on the least amount of fuel. Practice your race nutrition in training, as your performance will improve in the KEY sessions, as will your guts' ability to tolerate and digest fuel come race...

Kona - it’s not just an Ironman race.  It’s so difficult to understand beauty of the island, the race, and the Hawaiian people that it’s no wonder people describe it with equal parts myth, legend and awe.  So until you step foot off that plane...

Beginning triathlon is something I always wanted to do, however with a busy career as a vet and then moving into motherhood I had to bide my time.  Five years ago – with 3 boys under the age of 5 and a very supportive husband...

Studies are showing us that dehydration can affect your mood, brain function and performance.  Basically, even mild dehydration can lead to lowered mood, increased fatigue and a decline in your ability to think clearly. Given that the human body is made up of 60% water,...

These muffins are packed full of energy for a big training day. Created by an Ironman athlete, Wendy makes a batch of these overnight muffins on weekends so she and her family can get through a busy week of work and training. Full of...

Supergreens and superfoods in general are getting plenty of media hype, and quite rightly so. Supergreens contain antioxidants, enzymes, and phytonutrients which pack a real nutritional punch. Let's have a look at why they really do work to alleviate the physical stress of...

We are often aware of drug testing in elite athletes and sports people, however anti-doping policies extend right through to recreational athletes. It is becoming increasingly common for athletes of any ability to be targeted for testing, and we have a look at some...

One of the most common questions we are asked is 'what is the best type of protein'? Protein is available in a number of food sources and you will find a variety of protein supplements to choose from on the market. This week we...

This week we are going to delve into the the power of protein. If you are an endurance athlete, you may not think of yourself as a body builder. ...

Did you know that 93% of Australians are not meeting the recommended 2 serves of fruit daily according to the CSIRO? That's huge!...

You hear and see the horror stories unfolding on Ironman day… Athletes blowing up on the bike, vomiting on the run, cramping, collapsing at the finish line and being carted off into the medical tent....