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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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! ...

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...

"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,...

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....