Monthly Archives: February 2012

Green smoothies and chia seeds….BAM!

Sometimes I wonder if it’s psychological but I swear, whenever I start my day with a green smoothie I know it’s going to be a kick ass day. Most often I have one after a morning workout but sometimes I … Continue reading

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Annie’s Chickpea Salad – the perfect recovery meal

Have you ever had one of those days when everything is clicking and you just get swept up in the moment? Yesterday was one of those days when I actually didn’t mind winter so much. It was like we’d been … Continue reading

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Race day nutrition – how many carbs do you really need?

For those of you preparing for a spring marathon, 20-milers are becoming an all too familiar part of your weekly training ritual. In the last post I talked about fuelling up in the days leading up to those long runs … Continue reading

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Enhancing nutrition to avoid the bonk

The wall, the bonk, whatever you want to call it, it’s what any marathoner fears most. It’s the point at which, no matter how much you will your legs to keep the pace they have, in fact, turned to lead. … Continue reading

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Fuelling for the long run

Marathoners, triathletes and all other endurance athletes, take note: long distance training doesn’t give you license to eat anything you want. Sure, you’re often hungry enough to eat an entire pizza and the box it came in and, yes, I … Continue reading

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