June 8, 2017Nutrition for the gym

For many the struggle of getting to the gym is real. Work, family and other commitments leave little time for fitness making the old saying “you never have time you make time” very real. Often nutrition gets put on the backburner. Whether your end goal is weight loss, muscle building or general fitness, some quick....

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June 8, 2017Training towards your trail run

Our bodies generally have enough reserves for up to 60-90 minutes of exercise, leaving a large deficit of energy and hydration requirements for longer endurance events. As the duration of the event increases, so does our bodies needs which can result in many nutrition challenges along the way. Here are some practical tips to train towards optimal....

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June 8, 2017Hydration 101. What to Drink When

I often get asked whether someone should drink water vs. a sports drink when exercising. Here is a simple rundown of the two fluid types.  Water. This is a daily necessity with 60% of our bodies made up of H2O itself. Hydration is a really important part of everyday health so we need ingrain drinking....

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June 8, 2017Triathlon Nutrition 101

Fuelling your body for racing can be confusing at the best of times. Throw 3 different disciplines into one race and you can have a real challenge on your hands. Here are a few practical tips to tackle any triathlon like a pro.    Basic Nutrition Goals: Start hydrated and limit dehydration by replacing lost....

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June 8, 2017Getting Ready for Race Day – Quick Tips for Runners

Running can come with its challenges and I most definitely found this out the hard way attempting to run my first (and potentially last) marathon earlier this year! Blisters aside, I found out the hard way that nutrition can be the big difference between ‘hitting the wall’ and having a memorable day out.  You spend....

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June 8, 2017Fast Fitness

Spring time is upon us meaning that for those of us that hibernate over winter, it’s time to jump back into some consistent training and even consider entering an event (or 5) over the coming summer. Here are some pointers to get the most out of your training and nutrition.   Start slow. If you....

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June 8, 2017Effective Nutrition for Afternoon Training

If you’re anything like me, it is a daily occurrence to swap the morning training slot for a sleep in and play catch up later in the day, usually jammed in after work and before dinner. This comes with a few nutritional challenges such as pre and post session fuelling. Here are a few ideas to get....

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June 8, 2017Race Day Nutrition Tips

With race day approaching it’s time to plan and practice your race day fueling. In order for everything to roll smoothly on course, now is the time to implement a race day nutrition plan. To give you confidence in putting this together, PURE Sports Nutrition co-founder and qualified Sports and Exercise Nutritionist, Marewa Sutherland, has....

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June 8, 201710 Tips to Fueling the Fire on Race Day

With race season well and truly in full swing it’s time to address the recurring topic of fueling correctly on race day. Even the pro’s get it wrong, so don’t make the same mistakes.  PURE Sports Nutrition co-founder and qualified Sports and Exercise Nutritionist, Marewa Kraak, takes you through 10 quick fire tips to keep....

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June 8, 2017How to select fuel for training & race day

Choosing food for your body (fuel) can be a complex process, both in training and again on race day.  So our own Sport & Exercise Nutritionist, Marewa Sutherland, has put together some tips to help you out. It’s important to remember that there are many differentials to take into account such as gender, size, muscle....

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