Book Review: Spoon Fed: Why almost everything we’ve been told about food is wrong, by Tim Spector. This is a book all the theories, ideas and messages we’ve been given about food and healthy eating.
A few weeks back we had a bit of a heatwave here in the UK. One day I went out the house and my car read the outside temperature as 41! Here are some tips for training in the heat.
The author, Nigel Mitchell is the head of nutrition at professional cycling team Canondale Drapac. He shares lots of the strategies he uses with professional cyclists and covers topics such as losing and gaining weight, fuelling before, during and after races and hydration.
Here’s a few of my nutrition tips before Coventry Half Marathon. You need carbohydrates to fuel your run so make sure you eat properly the day before. You don’t need to do anything special but just take some time to think about your meals and make sure you eat well and have a portion of carbohydrate with you evening meal.