You may have noticed, we love the fact that nutrition can dramatically enhance your workouts, enabling you not only to train longer and harder, but also aid recovery too. Sometimes it can be tricky to understand what you should be eating, depending on whether you’re about to workout, you’ve just finished or you need a little boost during.
Here is our guide to sports nutrition, covering all scenarios…
When you’re working hard with early mornings, trying to fit in exercise and also making time to actually enjoy yourself too, sometimes your energy levels can feel low. In order to keep up with our busy schedules, it’s important to try and feel as energised as possible. The best way to do so is with our diet, which can go a long way to improve our energy and our general mood each and every day. Here are our favorite energy boosting foods and tips…
I have been supported by Tim and Chia Charge for a good year or so now and his products are not only natural and delicious they are super for general snacking as well as providing energy for endurance sports or even fuelling those high intensity sessions.
GB ultra runner Robbie was kind enough to write this for Chia Charge having just returned from some snowy race up North somewhere.
To learn a bit more about Robbie, click here and with thanks and appreciation to Mikkel Beisner for some ace pictures, you can see Mikkels instagram page here.
Photo credit Mikkel Beisner
Running Ultras is a proce...
These smoothie recipes are so quick and easy to make and use ingredients that you would normally have at home so no need for extra supermarket trips. With the exception being chia seeds which you can get from the Chia Charge Shop. If you are new to chia seeds and what to know a bit more there is some great information with all the nutritional...
Running is in the DNA of chia charge, and so is appreciating other sports, one of the newest recruits to our list of ambassadors is Jessica Perrin Snowden, or "little coach" as we respectfully call her in weight lifting class.
Here JP shares some background on how she won her Bronze Medal in the English championships la...
It's almost pancake day so what better than so ideas to make your pancakes super chia charged!
There are a few ways you could do this:
1) Give your favourite topping (whatever it may be, sweet or savoury) an extra sprinkle of chia seed goodness, or perhaps you
3) Mix a large spoonful of chia seeds into your batter before cooking
4) Finally you c...
Hello, I'm Natalie and am really pleased and excited to beTriathlete for long, in fact I took up training for sport when I was 14! (I will try and keep this short). When I was 14 I didn't know about competing in sport, I just enjoyed PE at school and had swimming lessons when I was young so when I saw a swimming club advert in a supermarket I jumped at the opportunity and that's where it all started.
Please could you introduce yourself? What events do you take part in?
Hi my names nick Blackwell I'm 23 and I'm a professional middleweight boxer. I started off fighting as an unlicensed fighter from the age of 16. I should have taken the ABA (Amateur Boxing Association) route so I could have attended the Olympics but didn't know the difference ...