Have you ever woken up the day after a hard training session and your legs feel double their original weight? This was probably something called delayed onset muscle soreness, also known as DOMS Luckily, good daily nutrition can often aid with the symptoms experienced with DOMS and get you moving again the day after your session.
To help you fuel this festive season, we’ve put together a few simple tips to help you build the perfect Christmas dinner and keep you on top of your nutrition, whilst still having fun and enjoying the holiday.
Now more than ever, it’s essential to support our bodies to stay healthy. To help keep youth athletes in top health throughout the winter months, we’ve put together 5 simple areas they can focus on to keep them in the game and performing at their best.
Protein is one of the most important nutrients for athletes, especially for teens. Teenage athletes have the added energy and recovery demands of regular intense sport, on top of the body's natural growth and development through puberty. This means that they not only need to consume more food, but more of the right kinds of foods and at the right time - protein is one of these.
Gut health probably isn’t the first thing youth athletes think of when they think of ways to train harder or perform better. But good gut health is key to good performance and quicker recovery in many different ways. We take a look at what we mean by gut health and how we can make it better to help boost performance.
With thoughts about packing training kit, schoolbooks and homework, lunch and snacks for the day are often forgot about or left till the las minute. But, with the importance of good nutrition for fuelling, refuelling, preparing and recovering, we’ve written a quick and easy guide to how youth athletes can pack for a day on the go and get the most out of their training.
Know how important nutrition is to your sports performance, but not really sure where to start? We’ve put together 5 key tips to make sure all youth athletes know exactly how they can fuel their body right and nail their performance in training and competitions to get them to the top of the podium.
With athletes set to head back to the classroom in the coming weeks, we take a look at 3 top tips for fuelling at school to keep up energy levels in the classroom and fuel their bodies for after school training.
When it comes to nutrition, the main thing youth athletes need to consider first and foremost, and something that is often overlooked, is simply whether they’re eating enough! We’ve created 5 key tips to help ensure youth athletes doing this, simply by listening to their body and how they feel day to day.
Youth athletes are at an increased of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, or RED-S as it’s more commonly known. But what exactly is RED-S and why is it so important for youth athletes to eat enough? We take a look at the risks and causes of RED-S and how youth athletes can avoid this condition and the impact it can have on growth, health and performance.
After several months of reduced training, home workouts and more days off than normal, the sudden increase in intensity and volume of training will mean in increased risk of injury as the body adapts. We take a look at five nutrition tips to ensure athletes stay injury free in their return to training.
With the hectic schedules that youth athletes have, with 8 hours of school often sandwiched between double training sessions and trying to find time to socialise, fuelling for training sessions can be tough. But that doesn’t mean fuelling the body for a session is impossible!