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.

NUTRITION FOR THE GYM

NUTRITION FOR THE GYM

For many the struggle of getting to the gym is real. Work, family and other commitments leave little time for fitness making the old saying “you never have time you make time” very real. Often nutrition gets put on the backburner. Whether your end goal is weight loss, muscle building or general fitness.

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.

PREPPING FOR THE BIG RACE

PREPPING FOR THE BIG RACE

So, you’ve committed to your next (or maybe your first) major race! You’ve put the training plan in place and are raring to go. You’ve got your gear sorted and are ready for the early starts and hours of training time ahead. Hang on a minute though…

HYDRATION 101 WHAT TO DRINK WHEN

HYDRATION 101 WHAT TO DRINK WHEN

Should you drink water or a sports drink when exercising? Here is a simple rundown of the two-fluid types.

THE SECRET OF BEET

THE SECRET OF BEET

Here is the low down on what many athletes refer to as their “secret weapon” for race day. Beetroot contains high doses of naturally occurring nitrates which, once consumed, are converted to Nitric Oxide. There is solid science to show Nitric Oxide improves blood flow and reduces...

SUGAR : ATHLETES FRIEND OR FOE?

SUGAR : ATHLETES FRIEND OR FOE?

Recently sugar has been getting a bit of a bad rap. In hindsight, I feel that in relation to the athletic population this may be an unnecessary hysteria that is resulting in an elimination mentality, perhaps even for those that should be consuming it.