Guides & Guidance

Practical guides and science-based advice for everyday athletes.

Drinks, Gels, Bars or "Real Food" - What Should I Use on Race Day?

In this article, we compare the different types of carbohydrate sources so you can decide what works best for you!

How Should I Take Caffeine?

Caffeine can help to improve endurance performance, but what is the best way to take it?

How Can I Prevent Gastrointestinal Problems?

Not all GI problems are avoidable, but taking these 10 steps will minimize your chances of developing them.

What Should I Eat on the Morning of a Race?

Breakfast on race day (and also before big training days) is important. Getting it right means you will be well-fuelled at the start, getting it wrong can mean that you...

Should I Eat or Drink Before my Race?

Eating in the hour before was said to be detrimental to performance, but research shows otherwise...