Nutrition X Blog

Chocolate Gateaux Smoothie
This delicious Chocolate Gateaux Smoothie to help curb those sweet tooth cravings, easy to make and perfect for post training recovery with a good hit of protein and carbohydrates.
Green Boost Smoothie
This smoothie recipe incorporates healthy spinach with banana and nut butter, giving it that green colour, but delicious taste and texture too!
“develop the multifaceted needs of the rugby player / athlete.” By increasing energy support through training the glycolytic (intermediate) energy pathway, performance in the initial and overall (mean) sprint performance is increased. Clearly this is essential given earlier reference to work efforts exceeding recovery.
Banana Oat & Honey Energy Balls Recipe
Banana, Oat and honey balls, the perfect energy boosting food for those long run's and bike rides to keep you performing at the highest level.
Recipes For Optimising Recovery – A Food First Approach
Nutrition supplements should only be taken if the diet isn’t sufficiently providing the required nutrients, here's is a food first approach to recovery, with some great tasting recipes to help your body recover after that grueling training session.
Casein Protein Pancake Recipe
Pancakes recipe with a benefit, Hypnos protein pancakes help aid your night time recovery and curb your late night cravings.
As previously discussed carbohydrate (CHO) is more than just a macronutrient but also a training regulator and signal modulator. With this in mind, the use of CHO pre, during and post exercise performance can modulate the outcomes greatly.
The use of Carbohydrates (CHO) in both the clinical and sporting setting is one of the most hotly talked about macronutrients. This blog merely scratches the skin on this area and is by no means the whole picture regarding the use of CHO in the sporting setting.
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