Fitness & fat burning 1

Fitness & fat burning

Fitness & fat burning Losing weight is a simple maths equation – you need to burn more calories than you consume each day. But what you eat and how you exercise can make all the difference too… Long and slow exercise Your total calorie burn will be greater when you exercise at high intensities, but

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The right recipe for exercise 2

The right recipe for exercise

The right recipe for exercise It’s difficult to know what to eat before, during and after exercise to naturally improve energy, stamina and recovery. Our three brand new recipes are ready in a flash and include some special ingredients to help you make the most of your workout. The pre-exercise shake: Low-fat and ready in

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Marathon meal plan 3

Marathon meal plan

Marathon meal plan Worried about what to eat and when to run the week before a marathon? Sports nutritionist James Collins has advised Team GB on their Olympic nutrition and here provides advice and recipes for the seven days before your big race. Whether you're running your very first marathon or you're trying to improve

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Sports nutrition 4

Sports nutrition

Sports nutrition Every sport makes different demands on the body. Whether you’re out to build muscle, increase flexibility or just get fit, kick-start your plan with the right diet… Running Starting outRunning is great for calorie burning, but if you're new to pounding the pavements, take it easy as injury is common in new runners.

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Best sources of protein 5

Best sources of protein

Best sources of protein How much protein should you eat and which foods really pack a punch? Find out how to get all the protein you need and when to up your intake… Why do we need protein? Protein is an essential nutrient, responsible for multiple functions in your body, including building tissue, cells and

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Carb-loading explained 6

Carb-loading explained

Carb-loading explained Want to know how to carb load? Sports nutritionist, James Collins explains how, when and why maximising fuel stores can greatly benefit your race performance… What is meant by the term 'carb-loading'? This is used to describe a period of high carbohydrate eating that maximises the body's glycogen stores in preparation for an

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Nutrition for runners - infographic 7

Nutrition for runners – infographic

Nutrition for runners – infographic Whatever the distance, our handy nutrition for runners graphic will make fuelling for your run a breeze. Find out how much water you should be drinking and when you should eat carbohydrates and protein to improve performance and recovery… View, download and print the full size image View, download and print the

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BBC Good Food Wine Club 8

BBC Good Food Wine Club

BBC Good Food Wine Club Enjoy exclusive discounts on specially selected cases, plus free delivery, by joining the BBC Good Food Wine Club, offered in partnership with Laithwaite’s. Welcome to the BBC Good Food Wine Club. In partnership with Laithwaite’s, we’re offering discounts on exclusively curated cases of wine, chosen by wine experts and the

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Muscle-building breakfasts 9

Muscle-building breakfasts

Muscle-building breakfasts Breakfast may just be the most important meal of the day… especially if you're hoping to increase muscle mass, get stronger or simply improve your fitness. The temptation for skipping breakfast in the morning can be strong. An extra five minutes in bed before dashing out the door may seem worth it, but

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What to eat for a triathlon 10

What to eat for a triathlon

What to eat for a triathlon If you're planning to take on a triathlon this year, getting your training and competition nutrition right can make all the difference to your progress and performance. Katie Hiscock explains what to eat when and how to find a fuelling strategy that's right for you… With swimming, cycling and

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