The effect of the menstrual cycle on training and performance

Emily Jevons

Photo Credit: Presca Sportswear Ten minutes into your session and you feel low in energy, a bit lethargic. You did the same session the week before at ease and felt like you were flying! You had the same amount of sleep, the same breakfast, felt hydrated, have no changes in your mental health… so what’s the difference? It may simply lie with your unique female physiology. As a woman your hormones fluctuate throughout your menstrual cycle. During the first two weeks, the follicular phase of your cycle, oestrogen dominates. Whilst during the second two weeks, the luteal phase of your...

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Why we combine caffeine with L-theanine in Energise and Energise & Rebuild versions of Long Range Fuel

Greg Potter

Caffeine and L-theanine are a bit like Batman and Robin – they’re better together! In this video Chief Science Officer at Resilient Nutrition, Greg Potter, PhD, explains the benefits of both ingredients, and why we combine them.

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Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) in Female Athletes: Let’s Talk About Our Energy Levels, Performance, and Periods!

Emily Jevons

Photo Credit: Presca Sportswear “No excuses!” As athletes, that’s what we hear repeatedly. Push yourself. Push your body. Push your mind. Going to our limits is often recognised as good thing, an attribute to be praised and celebrated. But where is the line drawn? This mindset, alongside the increasing number of metrics available to all athletes (e.g., activity and sleep data from sports watches, or body fat and muscle mass from smart scales), can lead to fixation on performance and body composition, leading us to focus on the here and now rather than considering our long-term mental and physical health....

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Sailing round the world, running the length of the UK, K2 winter expedition, and cross ocean rows

Charlotte Halkyard

To celebrate International Women’s Day, it seemed like a very deserved time to shine the spotlight on some of the incredible women we have supported over the last year.    Pip Hare, single-handed ocean racing sailor, Vendeé Globe  Pip has a professional sailing career which spans 25 years, she has sailed most of the world’s oceans, has two world first endurance records, and is the winner of multiple international yacht races. In February 2021, she became only the eighth female to ever complete the Vendée Globe, crossing the finish line after 95 days, 11 hours, 37 minutes and 30 seconds at...

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What is Ashwagandha, and why do we use it in Calm and Calm & Rebuild versions of Long Range Fuel | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Ashwagandha is a plant that has been used in many parts of the word, particularly in India for several centuries, and is an adaptogen that helps people better cope with stress. Greg Potter, PhD, explains the multiple benefits of Ashwagandha, and why we use it in Long Range Fuel. 

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Why not just drink coffee or tea instead of consuming Long Range Fuel | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Instead of consuming a caffeinated nut butter such as Energise or Energise & Rebuild Long Range Fuel, it may seem a simple alternative to just drink a cup of coffee or tea instead. This approach isn't a simple as you may think, Greg Potter, PhD explains why!

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