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Fuelling to Train: What to eat before a training session

Fuelling to Train: What to eat before a training session
A Young Athletes Guide to Eating Before a Training Session. What a young athlete eats in the days and hours before their training sessions and competitions can give them the upper hand and help them on their way to the podium. We take a look at some pre-training nutrition essentials to make sure youth athletes are feeling the full benefit from the hard work they’re putting in and to set them up for victory!

Festive Food for Young Athletes

Festive Food for Young Athletes

Christmas nutrition tips to keep athletes on track and eating well this festive period.  Christmas might just be the most wonderful time of the year, but for many young athletes it can be a cause for panic and confusion.  We’ve compiled some top tips to make sure young athletes can enjoy all of the festivities, while still keeping their training and nutrition on track.

Overtraining - Free Recovery Guide

Overtraining - Free Recovery Guide
So you're training hard, getting faster, getting stronger, but slowly but surely your progress starts to slow down and come to a halt. Your coach ...

10 Shopping List Essentials for Youth Athletes

10 Shopping List Essentials for Youth Athletes
Fuelling a young athlete and knowing what to buy can be challenging. But shopping to feed a youth athlete doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve created a list of 10 foods that should be on every teen athletes shopping list to make sure they’re getting exactly what they need to perform at their best.

Carbohydrates to Fuel Young Athletes

Carbohydrates to Fuel Young Athletes
Carbohydrates are the bodies preferred source of energy during exercise, making them vital to youth athletes diets. We give you all of the facts to better understand this essential macronutrient for fuelling young athletes.

5 Quick, Easy and Delicious Desserts for Youth Athletes

5 Quick, Easy and Delicious Desserts for Youth Athletes
Just because you’re an athlete doesn’t mean desserts are off-limits! Here are 5 simple, affordable and nutritious puddings and treats for you to create, to reward yourself after a tough training session.

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH - CASEY JONES

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH - CASEY JONES
Introducing Casey Jones! This inspirational youth athlete is a national fencer. We caught up with parent Christelle and Casey to dig into the tact...

Gluten-Free Diets for Young Athletes | Guide

Gluten-Free Diets for Young Athletes | Guide
Gluten free diets are becoming increasingly popular for athletes. Many remove gluten from their diet, believing it to be healthier and performance enhancing. We take a look at gluten intolerances and sensitivities to answer the question ‘should young athletes avoid gluten?’

Rest Day Nutrition for Youth Athletes - How to Perfect Your Diet

Rest Day Nutrition for Youth Athletes - How to Perfect Your Diet
Many young athletes often think that what they eat on their rest days isn't important. But rest days are just as important as training and competition days. Discover the best nutrition strategies for fuelling young athletes to maximise recovery, growth and training adaptations.

Protein: An Essential Guide for Youth Athletes

Protein: An Essential Guide for Youth Athletes
Everything you need to know about the protein needs of youth athletes. We take a look into this key macronutrient to discover when and how much protein a youth athlete needs, dietary sources and some common myths.

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 & Easy Athlete Meals

£1 Meals- 5 Quick, Cheap & 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.
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