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7 Tips for Nutrition Success While Travelling

7 Tips for Nutrition Success While Travelling

Elite sprinters are required to travel interstate and overseas regularly to find quality competition opportunities. While this can be exciting, it can also be stressful. It is often hard to meet nutritional needs in unfamiliar surroundings, especially when time and finances are limited. Unusual foods, […]

Why iron, Vitamin D & calcium are crucial for sprinters

Why iron, Vitamin D & calcium are crucial for sprinters

  Iron Iron deficiency anaemia can hinder recovery and reduce the body’s ability to utilize oxygen. Efficient oxygen supple to muscle is crucial to reduce fatigue onset. Females at at most risk due to losses through monthly menstruation. Sprinters in general are also at higher […]

Energy Systems Contribution To Sprinting

Energy Systems Contribution To Sprinting

  How Does My Body Create Energy to Sprint?   Trying to understand energy systems can be difficult, especially if you don’t have a background in science; maybe this will help you understand. There are three major energy systems (metabolic pathways) in your body: ATP-PC, […]

Hot Tips To Save You Time & Money On Food

Hot Tips To Save You Time & Money On Food

  It can be a real challenge for student and young athletes to get proper nutrition at a tight budget and very little free time. Due to these constraints many athletes compromise on their nutrition, which may very well have some negative effects on their […]

5 Hydration Tips To Maximise Performance

5 Hydration Tips To Maximise Performance

Hydration is a major component of nutrition and should never be forgotten about. Outside of summer and competition season, hydration status can usually return to normal levels after a training session through your normal intake of fluids and foods. During the competition season in particular […]