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"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...

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! ...

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....

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