How to recover after your run 1

How to recover after your run

How to recover after your run If you're training hard for an endurance race, getting your recovery right is vital for staving off muscle soreness and improving your performance. We asked sports nutritionist, James Collins some of your most commonly asked questions… Question 1: When should I be eating after a run to maximise recovery?

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Michel Roux Jr: How to run a marathon 2

Michel Roux Jr: How to run a marathon

Michel Roux Jr: How to run a marathon Michel Roux Jr has run 20 marathons and finds running provides him with the balance he needs to cope with his busy schedule. Find out why the superstar chef cuts red meat from his diet before a race, which superfoods get him to the finish line and

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Paula Radcliffe: How to run your best marathon 3

Paula Radcliffe: How to run your best marathon

Paula Radcliffe: How to run your best marathon Fancy taking on the fastest woman in marathon history? Paula Radcliffe shares her five steps for success, so you too can maximise your running potential… Running your first race can be a daunting experience, especially if you're taking on a full 26 miles! Long distances demand a

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How to workout at home 4

How to workout at home

How to workout at home Exercise is key for a healthy lifestyle and complements a balanced diet, but getting fit doesn't have to mean costly gym fees. Khalid Shakir, rehabilitation and fitness specialist at Harley Street Health Centre in London, shares his top tips and exercises for working out at home… Going to the gym

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What to eat when running a marathon 5

What to eat when running a marathon

What to eat when running a marathon You've got the gear, trained in the plummeting temperatures of winter – now don't forget one last crucial part of your training plan: nutrition. A good diet filled with the right nutrients is an essential part of any exercise routine, but it's especially important for endurance events like

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What to eat during a swim 6

What to eat during a swim

What to eat during a swim When do you need to start refuelling during swimming sessions and what should you eat? Elite sports nutritionist James Collins answers common questions about poolside nutrition… If you are training to swim competitively, longer swims may require you to fuel during your session. If you're a recreational swimmer it's

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Marathon training and nutrition 7

Marathon training and nutrition

Marathon training and nutrition Wondering what to eat before, during and after your run or confused about carb-loading and hydration strategies? Our experts have the answers to all your questions in our marathon hub… Paula Radcliffe: How to run your best marathon Fancy taking on the fastest woman in marathon history? Paula Radcliffe shares her

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What to eat during cycling 8

What to eat during cycling

What to eat during cycling If your rides are over an hour in length you should consider proper hydration and refuelling strategies during your ride. Elite sports nutritionist James Collins explains how you can top up energy and eat right on the bike… Road cycling has witnessed huge growth in recent years, following the success

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Sports nutrition: What’s worth trying? 9

Sports nutrition: What’s worth trying?

Sports nutrition: What’s worth trying? What and when should you eat to boost performance? Will beetroot juice make you go faster? Elite sports nutritionist James Collins shares his five key training tips… With so many voices exalting the virtues of spurious 'superfoods' it's difficult to know what will really help spur us onto faster race

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What to eat during your run 10

What to eat during your run

What to eat during your run Whether you're training for an event this year or are simply struggling to get your nutrition right for exercise, sports nutritionist James Collins is on hand to answer some of your most commonly asked questions… ''Eating during a run can be a new experience for many, and can feel

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