Our bodies need fuel both for exercise and recovery.
Where once vegans were pale and passive, they are now represented as plant-eating warriors. Who are the new vegans and how are they viewed in other cultures?
Why kitchen hygiene is just as important for athletes as what is on their plate.
The fourth episode of our podcast takes on fuel – from Olympic diets to conflict over oil in the Niger Delta.
Try starting with 12,000 kcals a day.
The decision to use protein supplements is based more on marketing claims than anything else. They offer few real performance benefits that an athlete’s normal diet isn’t already delivering.