Fuel
Your Run

Nutrition & Hydration

We’re here to help fuel your run. From what to drink and when to nutritional advice to help you train, and recipes to help your recovery.

Nutrition & Hydration

General Training
Running Tips and Tricks

It can be scary reading through ALL of the running advice out there when you are a beginner, or even a seasoned runner! To get you through the s…

Nutrition & Hydration
Recovery Nutrition FAQ

This recovery nutrition FAQ guide will tell you everything you need to know about recovery nutrition after your half marathon.

Nutrition & Hydration
Recovery Nutrition and Recipes for Runners

Here are our top recovery nutrition tips and three inspiring recipes to banish food boredom and maximise replenishment and recovery.

General Training
The Best Carbs for Runners + 2 delicious pasta recipes

Carbs are essentially your own personal energy source, helping you power through your run. And we've got two delicious pasta recipes for you!

Nutrition & Hydration
Hydration tips for runners

Staying hydrated is key for runners of all abilities. Our tips help to resolve the confusion around hydration.

Nutrition & Hydration
Plan Your Ultimate Training Diet

Fuelling your body to train well on a daily basis is essential.

Nutrition & Hydration
Running and sustainability

As sports go, running is naturally sustainable. All you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. But there are ways you can go that extra mile…

Nutrition & Hydration
Should I Eat Breakfast Before an Early Morning Run?

Most of us need to eat something to kick our body and brain into action…

Nutrition & Hydration
What To Eat To Fuel Your Run

The best advice when training is to stick a healthy, balanced diet.

Nutrition & Hydration
Try These Recipes For Some Great Meal Inspiration

If like us, you’ve been trying to cook a little more while you’re at home, try new recipes, or maybe eat healthier to combat moving around less,…

Nutrition & Hydration
Pump Up The Protein

Kate Percy, author of Go Faster Food, gives us the lowdown on top protein sources…

Nutrition & Hydration
Pancake Power

Five Flipping Great Pancake Toppings With Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day, around the corner, it’s time to dust off the recipe bo…

Nutrition & Hydration
How To Compete Without Meat

More high-profile names than ever proving that a vegetarian diet, if anything, can enhance performance progress rather than reverse it. 

Nutrition & Hydration
Six Foods Every Runner Should Eat

Forget expensive supplements and shakes. The best sports nutrition products are right under your nose.

Nutrition & Hydration
What To Eat Before A Run

Don’t let hungry thoughts eat into your run!…

Nutrition & Hydration
Fuel Up With Dark Chocolate

Did someone say chocolate was good for runners?…

Nutrition & Hydration
Why Caffeine Can Be Good For Running

Caffeine has come a long way since its days as the dietary pariah of sport. Now everyone is drinking to its benefits, says Peta Bee…

Nutrition & Hydration
Power Up Your Porridge

All hail the mighty porridge. It's the perfect pre-run breakfast. Here's two delicious porridge recipes for you to try!

Nutrition & Hydration
Soup Up Your Training

Few dishes are superior to soup in terms of replenishing the vitamins and fluids lost in training. Here's a recipe for you to try!

Nutrition & Hydration
Top Pre-Run Nutrition Tips

Kate Percy, author of Go Faster Food, talks getting your energy levels right for race day…

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