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Category: Nutrition and sleep
All the great articles from the ‘nutrition’ category of the Elite Outdoor Fitness blog all in one place.
Meatless Proteins and sports performance
In this article Nick takes a look a meatless sources of protein and how they can benefit your sports performance,
What is the importance of fats
In this article Nick takes a look at Healthy Fats and what they mean for sports performance
Nutrients and Sleep management for fitness and weight loss
Dietary Supplementation and Recovery
Dietary supplementation – how it effects recovery and how small changes to your daily lifestyle can influence your training and adaptations
Nutrition Guides from Mountain Fuel
Mountain Fuel have provided us with some great advice on how to get the most out of your event.
Performance vs balanced food supplementations
How do you supplement your diet, what should you be considering in eating as part of a balanced diet when your training?
The food pyramid and dietary guidelines are wrong
In this article JC explains why we got it so wrong in terms of diet
Fasting and skipping breakfast aren’t mutually exclusive
Fasting is simply the act of abstaining from food for a given period of time. Perhaps most importantly, fasting is a detoxification and optimisation strategy, not a starvation method.
Sleep and fat-loss
Sleep deprivation and deficiency are conditions that occurs when you don’t get enough sleep. However, this isn’t exclusive to quantity here, as quality may actually matter more.
Decrease your decision fatigue through minimalism
Decision fatigue is the deterioration of our ability to make decisions – decisions which ultimately determine our success.
Calorie Counting – ‘Calorie in’ isn’t the exact science many believe it is
I’ve never enjoyed counting my calories. Why? Because it’s not natural and eventually the numbers stop adding up.
3 common nutritional mistakes that aren’t your fault
Great marketing techniques are the culprit for all 3 of the common nutritional mistakes I’m going to address in this article.