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How to make carbo-loading work for you

Every athlete uses ‘carbo loading’ as an excuse to binge before a race, but how can you really make it beneficial to you on race day? What is carb-loading? Carbohydrate loading is a strategy that involves specific changes to your…

Spice up your salad with Arugula and Ginger sauce

If you’re looking for a way to mix it up, spice up your salads by adding Arugula and a tinge of ginger sauce. Arugula has been cultivated in the Mediterranean region since Roman times. It first earned its reputation in…

Guilt-free Almond Cocoa Apple Trail Cake

Women especially are gonna love this recipe, for you get to eat cake! Healthy cake, I might add, so put on your training shoes, and eat cake. Chocolate and apple has just about all the right nutrients to fuel your…

Baked Apple Cauliflower Mash

Here’s a twist for you to work that proverbial apple a day into your diet. A dash of cinnamon goes a long way with that apple and just makes you think Christmas is almost here. Baked Apple Cauliflower Mash Ingredients…

Avoid these 5 Triathlon diet mistakes

Trying to maximise your training effort? Don’t forget to factor in nutrition. Nutrition can make or break your training, so eat up and fuel wisely to achieve your training goals. Consider these ‘mistakes’ and avoid them if you find yourself falling…

Avocado Smash Toast 

What’s the fastest way to smash your nutrition goals in 5 minutes? Avocados are plenty and cheap in the markets now, load up your grocery basket and smash them on to your toast today. Avocado’s healthy fats contains disease-fighting antioxidants to…

Shop online at Tribay Market for your nutritional needs

Online shopping has taken a whole new turn for triathletes in Canada. Tribay Market in Montreal, is providing an online delivery service for custom and pre-built boxes of sports nutrition products. Easier than ever before, you can now customize your preference and needs as…

CrossFit and Paleo diet holds secret to Jessica Alba’s amazing body

Even Hollywood stars are into CrossFit and Jessica Alba, star of movie Sin City, devotes her physique to CrossFit workouts, yoga, and a Paleo diet. It’s no wonder this 35 year old actress, entrepreneur, and mother of two continues to look amazing.   Workout Plan…

Fuel up with Pre-Workout Snacks before your Swim, Bike or Run

Always in a bind on what to eat before a workout? We’ve gathered some pre-workout snacks or meals to suit your swimming, biking, and running regime from IRONMAN Certified Coaches. Besides fitting training in everyday, trying to dial in your nutrition can…

Pack a punch with Banana Chocolate Goji Berry Smoothie

Banana Chocolate Goji Smoothie Also known as wolfberry, the goji berry is the fruit of a perennial nightshade native to Asia that is closely related to the boxthorn. A traditional staple of Chinese medicine, goji berries are typically dried before…