Pure Sports Nutrition

FLUID VS. ENERGY GEL RANGE COMPARISON

FLUID VS. ENERGY GEL RANGE COMPARISON

The main difference in our gel ranges is the consistency, the Fluid Gel Range is liquid in consistency whereas the Energy Gel Range is closer to a traditional gel thickness. This means the Fluid Gel Range is slightly larger at 50g vs. the Energy gel range at 35g.

NATURAL RECOVERY FOODS

NATURAL RECOVERY FOODS

When it comes to recovery it is very easy to overcomplicate things in the masses of information available. We share natural foods that are easy to access and help boost the recovery process to help you see real results from your training.

HOW TO GET MORE PROTEIN INTO YOUR DIET

HOW TO GET MORE PROTEIN INTO YOUR DIET

First thing first, what actually is protein? Protein is one of the major nutrients in our diet alongside carbohydrate and fat. If you think of it as lego there are 20 different pieces (amino acids) that are used in various sequences to make up protein. Eleven of these are classed as "essential' meaning...

THE LOWDOWN ON GELS

THE LOWDOWN ON GELS

With the recent release of the PURE Fluid Energy Gel range, we thought we would give you the lowdown on gels and how they can slot into training and racing.

10 TIPS TO FUELING THE FIRE ON RACE DAY

10 TIPS TO FUELING THE FIRE ON RACE DAY

It’s time to address the recurring topic of fuelling correctly on race day. Even the pro's get it wrong, so don't make the same mistakes. PURE Sports Nutrition co-founder and qualified Sports and Exercise Nutritionist, Marewa Sutherland, takes you through 10 quick fire tips to keep yourself properly fuelled on race day.

TRAINING TOWARDS YOUR TRAIL RUN

TRAINING TOWARDS YOUR TRAIL RUN

Our bodies generally have enough reserves for up to 60-90 minutes of exercise, leaving a large deficit of energy and hydration requirements for longer endurance events. As the duration of the event increases, so does our bodies needs which can result in many nutrition challenges along the way. Here are some practical..

HYDRATION FOR COMPETING IN HOT & HUMID CLIMATES

HYDRATION FOR COMPETING IN HOT & HUMID CLIMATES

Preventing dehydration in hot and humid climates is essential during both training and racing. Dehydration adversely affects your performance during training and slows your ability to recover for your next workout.

NUTRITION FOR HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS

NUTRITION FOR HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS

How and why we choose certain foods and fluids for race day Choosing food for your body can be a complex process, both in training and again on race day, particularly in hot and humid environments.

TRIATHLON NUTRITION 101

TRIATHLON NUTRITION 101

Fuelling your body for racing can be confusing at the best of times. Throw 3 different disciplines into one race and you can have a real challenge on your hands. Here are a few practical tips to tackle any triathlon like a pro.

EFFECTIVE HYDRATION AND NUTRITION STRATEGIES FOR RUGBY TOURNAMENTS

EFFECTIVE HYDRATION AND NUTRITION STRATEGIES FOR RUGBY TOURNAMENTS

It’s important to focus on the unique aspects of nutrition, hydration and heat management for players. Playing in conditions of up to 96% humidity and temperatures exceeding 30 degrees Celsius takes its toll on any athlete’s body.

GETTING READY FOR RACE DAY - QUICK TIPS FOR RUNNERS

GETTING READY FOR RACE DAY - QUICK TIPS FOR RUNNERS

Running can come with its challenges and I most definitely found this out the hard way attempting to run my first (and potentially last) marathon earlier this year! Blisters aside, I found out the hard way that nutrition can be the big difference between 'hitting the wall' and having a memorable day out.

FAST FITNESS

FAST FITNESS

Spring time is upon us meaning that for those of us that hibernate over winter, it's time to jump back into some consistent training and even consider entering an event (or 5) over the coming summer. Here are some pointers to get the most out of your training and nutrition.