Nutrition & Recipes

3 top tips to start eating more healthily

Having a healthy diet day to day will help with your immune health (keeping the lurgy at bay); adaptation to training (making sure you get the most out of your efforts); and recovery and injury prevention (ensuring you have healthy muscles, bones and joints).Using the following three tips, you can start your journey towards eating more healthily and begin to reap the benefits. Treat cupboard [...]

The complete runner’s guide to healthy eating

Have you ever found it a struggle to motivate yourself to go for a run? Or you manage to get started and the moment your foot hits the ground there is the instant feeling it isn’t going to be productive? Maybe you're tired, or just not mentally prepared – we've all been there. Many find the motivation to start running the troubling part – whether it's on the treadmill or an outdoor run – but when you do get going, there's often the worrying notion you're going to hit the 'runner's block'. It’s the same story with a lot of people, so there must be a way to prevent this?The answer is, 'Yes, there is'! First of all, it's mind [...]

How to cope with running in the heat

Questions around running in the heat have been coming in thick and fast to the Go Faster Food team over the past few weeks.Sophie, our in-house nutritionist and sports scientist explains what happens to your body when running in the heat and how to adapt your diet to cope better. Then I come in after with some of my top tips that I’ve learned through years of experience (good and [...]
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Creamy Avocado, Bacon and Basil Spaghetti – A Go Faster Food Recipe

Regular Go Faster Foodies will know that I've got a bit of a thing for avocados! They are, admittedly, heavy on calories, but these calories are absolutely rammed with energy-fuelled nutrients. A rich source of healthy unsaturated fat, avocados pack a nutritional punch with nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. In fact, they contain even more potassium than bananas, so to recover after a long run you might like to try half an avocado for a change, simply spread on a hunk of delicious fresh bread, sprinkled with a little salt and a squeeze of lime juice. Mashed into this ‘slow-release’ spaghetti dish, avocados add a delicious creaminess and will help strengthen the immune system to protect you through your [...]