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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH - KADEN EDWARDS

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH - KADEN EDWARDS
Introducing Kaden Edwards! This inspirational youth athlete swims for Wales and recently collected his first medal at the British Swimming Summer ...

£1 Meals- 5 quick, cheap and easy athlete meals

£1 Meals- 5 quick, cheap and easy athlete meals
Good nutrition doesn’t have to be expensive! We’ve compiled 5 quick and easy recipes, to make sure you’re feeding your body exactly what it needs for every meal of the day and all for under £1.

Fats- All you need to know

Fats- All you need to know

With so much contradicting information in the media regarding fats in the diet, it’s easy to understand why there’s so much confusion. Should we be consuming fats? We take a look at the different kinds, their roles in the body and food forces to give you a better understanding of this key macronutrient.

10 Minute Meals for Young Athletes: 5 Quick, Healthy & Easy Ideas

10 Minute Meals for Young Athletes: 5 Quick, Healthy & Easy Ideas

Many young athletes struggle to find time to eat healthy and nutritious meals. That's why we've put together a range of simple recipes for busy youth athletes to make in 10 minutes. Discover 5 quick and easy to prepare meals that are going to refuel athletes perfectly after a workout.

Lunch Box Lessons- 6 Steps for Packing the Perfect Lunch

Lunch Box Lessons- 6 Steps for Packing the Perfect Lunch

If you're looking for lunch ideas for teenage athletes, then look no further. We've put together a simple 6 step guide to help you build the perfect balanced lunch box for any young athlete, whatever their age.

5 Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day Right

5 Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day Right
Whether you need to fit in some food before a competition, early morning training session, or have time to cook up a storm in the kitchen on a rest day, we've put together 5 of the best breakfast recipes to keep you alert and fueled throughout the day.

Beat the Brain Fog - 3 nutrients to boost your memory & concentration

Beat the Brain Fog - 3 nutrients to boost your memory & concentration
The school year’s coming to an end and the past 10 months of non-stop concentration alongside tough sporting schedules is starting to take its tol...

4 Nutrition Tips to Fight Fatigue

4 Nutrition Tips to Fight Fatigue
How Can Young Athletes Avoid Burnout? Feeling tired all of the time? Putting it down to long days at school, not getting enough sleep or perhaps t...

Illness in Athletes - 5 Tips to Boost Immunity

Illness in Athletes - 5 Tips to Boost Immunity
We all suffer from colds and feeling under the weather, but research shows athletes are more susceptible to illness than those who don’t exercise. We've put together the 5 things every young athlete should do to boost immunity and prevent injury and illness.

Bone Builders - Make or Break

Bone Builders - Make or Break
Adolescence is a period of rapid bone growth and development for young athletes, with around 75-80% of their lifetime bone mass developed by the age of 18. At YSN, we've taken a look at 3 key micronutrients in the diet essential for healthy bone growth and injury reduction.

7 Ways for Youth Athletes to Get Stronger

7 Ways for Youth Athletes to Get Stronger
There are a lot of methods that can help teenagers build strength. This guide will help young athletes to increase their strength safely by focusing on 7 important factors.

Nutritional requirements of youths in sport - maximise their potential

Nutritional requirements of youths in sport - maximise their potential
Nutritional requirements of youths in sport - maximise their potential.
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