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Sweat Testing

We are proud and excited to announce that we are now a testing partner to Precision Hydration. We have introduced sweat testing to our toolbox of assessments to help tailor your nutritional approach to training and racing. Sweat testing is a fairly novel approach to optimizing and individualising hydration strategies. It is gaining steam in […]

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FODMAPS – possibly the cause of your unhappy gut

FODMAPS might be a funny sounding acronym but bloating, cramping, constipation, diarrhea and pain are no laughing matter. Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols is what the term stands for, essentially a group of undigested carbohydrates that produce gas after fermentation by gut bacteria leading to the irritable bowel like symptoms described above. These foods, if […]

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Nutribullet Review – Should every kitchen have one?

Nutribullet Review: Food For Sport takes a look at the Nutribullet, the “nutrition extractor” taking over kitchens country wide. What exactly is the Nutribullet? It is described as a nutrition extractor, juicer-cum-blender with a supercharged 600W motor. It is able to break down fibrous foods due to it’s blade design and the resulting “cyclonic” flow of […]

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Fats – The good, the bad and the ugly.

Fats get a constant wrap for being just that, good, bad and ugly.  It tends to be overdone at times but lately certain media manipulators are on the pro-fat bandwagon. So what does research actually tell us? Fat is essential for protection of organs, hormone production, as an energy source and for absorption of some […]

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Sports Nutrition Pyramid

This sports nutrition pyramid should be the basis of your nutrition approach to exercise, health and performance goals. The lower layers are ALWAYS the most important and critical to achieving a successful outcome. Evaluate your diet from the bottom up. Total Food Intake This means getting the consumption of all foods to meet your energy requirements. […]

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