Nutrition

There are many factors contributing to sports performance and recovery. Some of these factors are uncontrollable: age, sex and genetics, whilst some are controllable: training and nutrition. The determining factor for the health o...
A good nutrition and hydration strategy in the run up to the marathon will be beneficial for you to perform at your best on the big day. Our nutritionist Marie Farag, who has been a competitive runner herself has provided some edu...
TOTUM SPORT is trusted – we are Informed Sport approved. Out of all of the endorsements, approvals and recommendations that our product has achieved – Informed Sport approval is the very highest badge. Only the very be...
What you consume after you perform is a key factor when it comes to your exercise performance as it affects body composition, weight and overall health.   There is often confusion about when is the best time to refuel after e...
Perfect for after a morning gym routine: Chia Seed Pudding I make this is the morning and leave it in my gym bag and its prepared once  I’ve finished my gym session!! INGREDIENTS 30g chia seeds 1 tbsp oats 250ml nut milk of cho...
When we exercise, we sweat. But we don’t just sweat out water – we actually lose vital electrolytes. So what exactly are electrolytes, and why are they so important when we exercise? Electrolytes are positively or negative...
Now the temperature has started to fall, it’s time to start thinking about your hydration when training outside. So if you haven’t already swapped the pavements for the treadmill, listen up! Although the cold weather can impac...
Do you find that on days you aren’t training, all you want to do is eat? Our nutritionist, Marie Farag, is giving us the low-down on why we might feel that bit more peckish on a rest day. Although you would expect to be less hun...
Training for a Half Marathon isn’t just about logging the miles, you need to think about your nutrition to fuel your run and help you recover properly. Our nutritionist has you covered on all the nutrition you need pre, during a...
Our nutritionist, Marie Farag BSc(Hons) ANutr, shares what we should really be eating before a big race. Although many runners focus on carb loading the night before a race, one of the key elements to optimising performance is ...
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