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Fuel for Féile

Nutrition

Leading Dietician Sarah Keogh explains how the right diet can help you get the best out of your performance.

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Fuel for Gaelforce

Nutrition

Leading nutritionist Sarah Keogh explains how the right diet can help you get the best out of your performance.

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What’s the Fuss with Fats?

Nutrition

Coconut oil or olive oil? Butter or rapeseed oil? Eat avocados or limit them? Are nuts good or bad?

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What to Eat Before Training

Nutrition

The hardest part is often just getting off the couch to go and train but is there anything that can make it easier to get out there and to stick it out once you do get going?

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Training Through the Cold Weather: What to Eat for Immunity

Nutrition

To hit our fitness targets, we need to train regularly and there is nothing like a cold to slow us down and force us to take a break. Any cold gets better faster if you rest, but a week of rest can really hurt your training goals.

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The Five Foods to Avoid Before Exercise

Nutrition

There is any amount of information about what to eat before training to maximize performance, build the most muscle and speed recovery. But, is there anything you should avoid?

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Maximising Recovery

Nutrition

A good training session will help you to build muscle and fitness as well as plan your race-day fuel and hydration strategies. But what can you do after training to keep up the momentum?

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Making Every Bite Count

Nutrition

You’ve probably heard the phrase “empty calories”. Empty calories are foods that supply calories but little or no other nutrition.

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Sports & Summer Salads

Nutrition

Salads might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to your training, but they are the food on the minds of most in the Summer. Luckily, it’s easy to combine the two to get all the benefits.

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Eating for Mental Performance

Nutrition

Physical training is essential for any endurance event, but mental performance is what will get you through the toughest parts and the last few kilometers.

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Hydrate for Success

Nutrition

Achieving your best performance on event day will take training, plenty of protein and carbs, a balanced diet with all the vitamins and minerals, rest days, plenty of sleep…and water.

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