The low-down on Energy Gels

OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST - JUNE 2012

Energy gels have swept the market place by force in the past couple of years. It is almost a new ‘buzz’ word amongst runners, cyclists, triathletes and they are even making their way into outdoor shops.

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The lowdown on health bars

NATURAL MEDICINE - JANUARY 2016

Health bars are a convenient and very tasty way to sustain your energy when training, but how do we know which ones are good for you? Ian Craig gives the lowdown on the best of the best on the South African market. 

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To Train Hard: Control Your Blood Sugars

TRIATHLON SA - OCTOBER 2011

By now some of you will be starting to pick up the training distances to aim for Olympic distance events, ½ IM’s and possibly IM later in the year. For any race that exceeds 2 hours, you’ll need to get the race-day nutrition just right in order to perform at your potential. That is something that I will talk about deeper into the season but right now, I’m going to focus on the nutritional support of your training. There are many dietary tips that you can take on board for your triple pursuits, but by far the most basic and most important, is blood sugar support

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Paleo for athletes

TOTAL SPORTS PERFORMANCE - Dec 2014/Jan 2015

The Paleo diet has progressed from being the name given to a historic era, to a best-selling book, to a collection of so-called Paleo products and extreme profiting. Ian Craig describes what the Paleo diet is and what it is not and what it means to the athlete. 

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