Food and Nutrition – Pre-race Fuelling

When we think of training we often think of the workouts we do and the time we spend developing our athletic abilities, whether it be running, biking, swimming, skiing, skating etc. But there a number of important factors in athletic development that directly impact performance gains. Sport specific workouts alone will not help us realize our athletic potential. Fuelling before…

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The Vegetarian Athlete

Recent statistics have shown that a growing number of people in Canada are vegetarians or vegans, with rates doubling between 2003 and 2015 while many other Canadians have made an effort to eat less meat. It is well documented that a vegetarian diet is healthy and is associated with a reduced risk for heart disease, certain cancers and other health…

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