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Recovery – the New Big Thing.

It’s a simple formula. The quicker you can recover from a hard training session, the harder you can train the next day, and hence perform better. The principle works in all aspects of life. The student who rests well at … Continue reading

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Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge Nutrition Tips.

The Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge is around the corner.  Here are some of my TOP NUTRITIONAL TIPS for race day. Fluids: The hot November conditions, makes this race a challenge due to the heat, dryness and often warm winds.  Preventing … Continue reading

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Protein Part 2 by guest blogger Nicola Drabble.

Part 2 In part 1, I discussed why protein is essential for heath and its importance in sports nutrition.  In part 2, I will be discussing protein in endurance sports before, during and after exercise. Protein intake pre exercise The … Continue reading

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Protein – part 1 by guest blogger Nicola Drabble.

Protein is almost a buzz word in the sports world.  No matter which sport, I frequently get asked for a high protein diet to build muscle for strength and to lose fat. With all the information on the internet, media … Continue reading

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