10 Tasty Foods That Boost Running Performance

Your diet plays a big part in your fitness regime – no matter how often you run or exercise, eating the rights foods in conjunction with your activity is vital for getting the most out of exercise and optimising performance. However, tasty and sometimes ‘cheat’ foods can be hard to resist. Salads don’t always¬†cut it…

How to avoid holiday weight gain

The festive season is upon us, which means Christmas parties, big family dinners, cookies at the office, chocolates in your stockings, and lots of mulled wine and minced pies. We tend to let loose over Christmas and New Year, and although gaining a pound isn’t the end of the world for most of us, research…

Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet – a review

For three months, Racefully team member Sarah followed the Ketogenic diet. It’s a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate regime, designed to force your body to burn fat instead of carbs.   It’s wise to check with a doctor before following any diet plan that cuts out food groups. Here’s what she thought:…

Diet

Losing & gaining weight – how it actually works

  If you have a goal associated with your bodyweight, it’s either to lose, gain or maintain it, right? There are millions of different ways of achieving these goals, but they all revolve around the same scientific principles.   Calories Everyone has uttered the word “calorie”, probably many times. But how many people actually know…