A newbie in sports nutrition products: Science in Sport product review

sports nutrition products

At the beginning of the year I was a newbie in sports nutrition products. I remember on a long run last year, a friend giving me a gel to try. After taking the smallest of slurps, I came very close to spitting it out. Then […]

Chickpea, Feta & Coriander Salad

Chickpea, feta and coriander salad

Chickpeas, feta, coriander with a hint of chilli in one bowl – it works for lunch, for dinner, for BBQs. This salad is lush with a fantastic combination of textures and flavours. And chickpeas are truly kick arse when it comes to nutritional value with a […]

A Fab Snack for Runners – Fruity Flapjacks

Fruity flapjacks are tasty any time! These are simple, cheap, and quick to make with the possibility of endless variations. Try with other dried fruit and nuts? Or leave them out and dip in melted choc once they’ve cooled a little? So many choices. I […]

Nutrition and Fuelling for Marathon Day (Part 2)

Nutrition

In March, I was lucky enough to be invited to an event hosted by Science in Sport (SiS) on nutrition and fuelling for marathon day. The key lessons from that session can be found here. Now the marathon is done, I thought it would be useful […]

Great for Recovery – Homemade Baked Beans

homemade baked beans

The miles are upping and I’m focusing a little more on nutrition. As part of this, I’m getting back to cooking food with flavour that can also support recovery – homemade baked beans fits the bill. I make a big batch of this stuff to […]

Getting the Basics Right – Nutrition and Fuelling for Marathon Day (Part 1)

SiS nutrition

We all know good nutrition is essential to performance. With this in mind, I was lucky enough to be invited to an event hosted by Science in Sport (SiS) on nutrition and fuelling for marathon day. In return, I was asked to write this post. […]

Warm Lentil Salad with Wilted Spinach, Roast Vegetables, Goat’s Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

warm lentil salad

This warm lentil salad is a heart and stomach warming dish with a brilliant depth and intensity of flavour. The lentils and beetroot give it an earthiness which is then balanced out with the spinach, roast veggies and glaze. It’s also a great way to […]

Training Recap – 8 Weeks to London Marathon

8 weeks to London Marathon

8 weeks to London Marathon! Last year was a rubbish running year for all sorts of reasons. It was one of those extended periods where running took a dip, I mainlined Netflix and my favourite pair of running shoes gravitated to the back of the […]