Looking for a healthy diet to boost your performance? Sports nutrition is of utmost importance for athletes and these articles will help you build a diet plan to personalised necessities like how to increase metabolism or reduce muscle cramps. You’ll also find information on general diet topics like eating disorders… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.
The loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance
How 10 years of sports nutritional research can be utilised in your training programme
Dietary nitrate can aid mental and physical performance for athletes.
The importance of immunity for athletes and how best to achieve it
This bean salad recipe packs a delicious nutritional punch
Could the routine use of sports drinks hinder the process of training adaptation?
Protein and weight control
New research suggests that optimum hydration is not just about ‘drinking plenty’ and hoping for the best. It actually requires a good deal more thought.
Optimum nutrition for athletes - what can we learn from recent studies
Burning More Fat to Increase Periodization
The glycaemic index: how athletes can make it work for them
Antioxidant Diets: Low antioxidant diets may hamper fuel delivery
Disordered eating is rare in Chinese athletes
Strength Training Diet : Hormones and strength - why low-fat, high-protein diets might not be best after all
Sports drinks and teeth
Thermogenesis: It's not just what you eat...
There is more to protein intake than simply eating the right amount
Testosterone and diet
Sport nutrition - How athletes can benefit from world consensus on sport nutrition
Exercise stress: Strategies to boost your natural immunity and keep infection and the effects of exercise stress at bay
Rapid weight loss in young wrestlers
Omega-3 and omega-6: Essential fats are the answer to most athletes' prayers, helping your body to conserve carbohydrate while shedding fat
Glycogen synthesis: your post-exercise plan
Zone Diet Is a No-No
Anorexia Nervosa - Elite Runners are at high risk of eating disorders
High-fat Gains for Ultra-endurance Performance
As competition day looms athletes should aim for a high-carbohydrate intake