Monday, July 15, 2019
Vegan Diet

Thinking of Going Vegan? What Athletes Need to Know

Many athletes ponder with the idea of switching to a vegetarian or vegan diet in order to help improve their health and performance in...

Sports Hydration & Fluid Replacement

As simple as it sounds, good sports hydration is crucial to optimal sports performance and water is one of the most important constituent of...
The perfect pre-race meal | 17 of 26 Marathon Series

The Perfect Pre-Race Meal

What is the perfect pre-race meal? Is a question we get asked a lot. The pre-marathon meal starts 48 hours before the race as...
Race Day: Do Energy Gels Work? | 21 of 26 Marathon Series

Race Day: Do Energy Gels Work?

Many people ask are energy gels really worth it? The answer may surprise you, find out in this blog.
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The Ups and Downs of Coffee

Coffee is a controversial subject in the health and fitness world, there are many mixed opinions over the potential benefits versus the health risks; this blog may help to clear up some of the conflicting opinions and help you to make up your own mind whether you think coffee is good or bad for you.
How many energy gels do I need for my run?

How many energy gels do I need for my run?

Part 14 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.

Torq Nutrition – A Fresh Approach to Sports Nutrition

Introducing Torq Nutrition Although Torq is a relatively new brand in the sports industry, it's worth remembering that it was established in the UK in...

Death by Sugar – part 2

TOP TIPS to help you rid yourself of this addictive substance. Seriously limiting your sugar intake to what it is meant to be (15-30g a...
Are energy bars good for running

Are energy bars good for running?

Running is a strenuous activity, this is not new, however one of the main questions we get at Alexandra Sports is are...

The Wonders of Juicing

Juicing has become quite controversial over the years so let’s clear up these issues. Learn to see through the bad science as this is truly...