Food & Nutrition

  • 40 Powerful and Healthy Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

    Food & Nutrition

    If you’re a person who thrives on exercise, your pre- and post-workout snacks are the most important meals of your day. Proper nutrition helps fuel your body before you exercise and helps it recover when you are finished. You want snacks that won’t lay heavy on your stomach, but you also don’t want to feel…

  • Sports Performance Tips From The Nutritionist

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    For any sports person undergoing an exercise regime, a higher energy requirement is needed than a sedentary person—so meeting the right energy requirement is paramount to success! Sports also creates an excellent starting point to resolve any deficiencies that may lead to a lack of energy. Improve Sports Performance A better blood supply to the muscles enables…

  • Top 10 Budget Healthy Snacks to Pack into Your Gym Bag

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    Having the munchies? We pick out a few local tasty and healthy snacks to pack into your gym bag. They are all very affordable, so snack to your heart’s content without burning a hole in your pocket! 7D Dried Mangoes (100g) Price: S$3.50 Calories per serving (42g): 160 This is an ideal ready to eat…

  • Do’s and Don’ts of Eating Before a Run

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    If you’re a regular runner or training for a marathon, then you are probably really pumped about your next run. However, every runner knows that every run isn’t the same. Some days you feel light enough to lift off the ground. Other days you are slower and have trouble even meeting your minimum distance. What…

  • Try Coconut Milk For A New Mix Of Your Favorite Sports Drink

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    Whether you just finished up an intense training session at the gym or a 10km run on the road, it’s important that you fuel your body after working out. While most people immediately reach for milk or water to mix with their favorite protein powder, coconut milk may be the alternative that could change how…

  • 4 Delicious Breakfast Parfaits for Runners

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    Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s especially for runners! Because time is precious, no cooking or baking is required for these yummy parfaits! Spend it hitting the road rather than on cooking, baking, chopping and slicing in the morning! Before we start, here’s a quick tip: Get…

  • Boost Your Run with Protein-Packed Veggies

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    For many runners, bulking up on carbs before a long run is part of a traditional routine. However, new research suggests that runners need to bulk up on more than bread in order to absorb the right nutrients. Active individuals need approximately 1.0 to 1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight to maintain…

  • Greek Couscous Salad: Creating a Salad Superpower

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    According to experts, combining specific ingredients will enhance the natural benefits of certain foods. For example, combining olives and tomatoes will provide a more comprehensive range of cancer-fighting antioxidants than if such ingredients were served individually. This Greek Couscous Salad is one of the most convenient salads to prepare for runners, and the combination of…

  • Yummy DIY No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

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    If you just had a busy day in the office and don’t have time to squeeze in a full meal, having a snack bar is a quick way to get some energy before your run. But it is pretty hard to find a tasty energy bar that does not contain artificial preservatives. Try this recipe…

  • How Much Sodium Do Runners Actually Need?

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    The food an athlete eats can greatly affect their performance. Sodium intake is one of the main factors in a runner’s ability to compete and in their overall health. Healthy eating for runners will therefore include paying attention to the effects of sodium as well as to the sodium content in various foods. Sodium and…

  • Chicken Pizza Salad: When Craving Strikes, Skip the Takeaway

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    The craving for a steaming slice of pizza might be too much for some runners to deny. You should not have to sacrifice such cravings. Succumb with a healthier alternative to traditional greasy takeaway options! This is the ideal recipe to combine the sustenance you require for peak performance and the subtle sinful flavors to…

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