Nutrition for endurance athletes

Whether it’s fuelling a race or training session, ensuring recovery or getting the dietary basics right to ensure maximum health, optimum nutrition is critical for endurance performance.

In this section, you’ll find information on all these aspects as well as the latest findings on sports supplements, and optimising body weight and composition for performance.

Sports injury-2: a little help from your (nutrient) friends

in Endurance injuries and health, Nutrition for endurance athletes, Overuse injuries

In part one of this article, we explored the benefits – or otherwise – for athletes of manipulating dietary protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to accelerate recovery from injury. In part two, we investigate the potential benefits of vitamins, mineral and other micronutrients; can they help speed injury healing, and which nutrients are most effective? MORE

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