Most runners know to fuel up on pasta, potatoes, bagels and rice before a big race. And rightly so, carbohydrates are a great source of energy, particularly for endurance activities, such as running a half or a full marathon. But what most runners don't know is how much carbohydrates they should eat. Overloading on too many carbs can lead to stomach problems which can hinder your performance on race day. This post clears up exactly what you should eat and how much, to prepare you for 13.1 or 26.2 miles.
Whether your goal is to maintain a healthy diet, gain knowledge or lose weight, understanding what role food plays in our bodies is key. Our guide to 'macros' explains what 'macros' actually are, why they are important and how to count them for a balanced diet.
It's another year when people are collectively resolving to drop those stubborn pounds and eat healthier. If you're wondering which foods to add to your shopping basket then take a look at these super healthy foods which are trending this year.
Once you have built your physique it's important to maintain it. Getting enough suitable proteins is important for sustaining muscle tone. So how do you manage this when you are away from home? Leave your protein shakes behind and discover these protein rich foods from around the world.
Whether you are travelling for 2 weeks or 12 months, the last thing you need is food poisoning ruining your trip. Following a few simple steps can help you avoid becoming seriously ill. Here are our tried and tested tips to keeping healthy on the road.
Maintaining healthy eating habits while travelling can be a big challenge. For many travellers, experiencing the local cuisine is the highlight of their trip. The good news is there are many foods you can enjoy guilt free. Don't miss these delicious and healthy dishes from around the world.
There's a whole world of food to discover as you travel and I have certainly come accustomed to some unusual eating habits and cuisine. Give your taste buds a trip with these weird and wonderful delicacies from across the world.