Recovery Green Smoothie by La Holista

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 | No Comments
Recovery Green Smoothie by La Holista

In time of nutritional depletion after a run, your system is at its most absorbent and this is the best time for getting the right nutrients in. For the perfect recovery drink, just add the following ingredients in the blender:  250ml of coconut water to help you rehydrate with ½ a teaspoon of pink Himalayan […]

Running Recipe: Homemade ‘nice cream’, by La Holista

Posted by on May 29, 2018 | No Comments
Running Recipe: Homemade ‘nice cream’, by La Holista

After a long training session, we all feel like we could use a good treat. But if you are trying to get to your ideal race weight or keep your body healthy, desserts can be a slippery slope. What if I told you that you can have a delicious ice cream that is creamy, refreshing and always at […]

Carb-loading done right

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 | No Comments
Carb-loading done right

Get ready for race day with this wholesome rice salad by Chiara Squinzi of La Holista During my many years supporting athletes with their diet, I have seen it all, but the most common mistake of all is the pre-race carb-loading. The common thinking is that you should have a big dinner of pasta the […]

Running Recipe: Pre long run breakfast by La Holista

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 | No Comments

The best way to fuel a long run (longer than 1 hour) is to start with the right fuel in your tank. A good mix of slow release carbs (oats), fast release carbs (fruits), protein, and fats (nuts and plant-based milk) will have you energised and full for about 4 hours. To make sure you always have […]

Nutrition – Energy Balls

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 | No Comments

To help you fuel for the trails we have a favourite running recipe from Kim Matthews, who says: “One snack I like making are energy balls, mostly because they taste great, but also because there are endless combinations. They are perfect for a pre-run energy boost or post-run recovery treat.  These don’t last long in our […]