Lamington Classic

  Stephenson Inov-8 Trail Runner Winning the Lamington Classic Lamington Classic For about 15 years I’ve wanted to visit the Lamington World Heritage Listed National Park. It took a  back to back event with 42km Saturday and a 21km Sunday race to give me enough motivation to finally get there. The Lamington Classic has a historic South East Queensland trail running event that has been around since 1970. It is said to be the oldest trail running event in Australia. The Lamington Classic has an amazing history of great runners who have run the 21km distance from Binna Burra to O’Reily’s for over the 30 years. Initally the event ran one way only for example from O’Reilys to Binna Burra… Read More →

Gluten Free Lunch for Ultra Running

Gluten Free Lunch For Ultra Running

A tasty gluten free lunch, super low in calories for when you’re trying to get down to race weight. Total Calories 464.6 1 Tsp of Olive Oil 3 Small Potatoes Cut into Quarters 7 Cherry Tomatoes 1cm of 1/2 a Pumpkin Diced 2 Eggs (Give one yoke to your dog) 1/2 Container of Spinach 1/4 Cup of Nuts or Seeds Sprinkled on top

Pre-Race Berry Oats

Pre-Race Berry Oats Trail Running Recipe 002

Travelling Pre-Race Eat Out of the Container Berry Oats Break-fast Calories 482 Fat 18.5g Sodium 161mg Carbs 72.3 Protein 17.9 Make this Trail Running Recipe the night/day before your event. 1/2-3/4 Cup of Traditional Rolled Oats 1/2-3/4 Cup of Jalna Premium Natural Yogurt 1/2 Cup of Frozen Berries THIS ONLY WORKS IF THE BERRIES ARE FROZEN 1/4 Cup of Milo

Hammer Bar Chocolate Chip

Hammer Bar Chocolate Chip Review Trail Running Nutrition 001

Hammer Bar in the Chocolate Chip flavor saved my bacon during the Surf Coast Century When nothing was sitting well in my gut due to the heat or runners gut I could still stomach the Hammer Bar Chocolate Chip. It also saved me while running Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney when I was feeling dizzy after 80ks. Hammer bar Chocolate Chip went down like a dream. I am now lucky enough to be sponsored by Hammer Nutrition. Thank you Hammer. What I love about Hammer Bar’s is that they really yummy. They are made from all natural certified organic food sources. The Hammer Bar Chocolate Chip is made up with the following ingredient;

Weight Loss Stir Fry

Wight Loss Stri Fry Recipe

Serves 1 Calories 372 2 Egg Whites (When I’m not pre-event dieting I allow 1 egg Yoke) 3/4! Cup of Frozen Peas 1 Cup of Water Boiled to defrost the Peas 90g Pumpkin sliced 3 Medium Mushrooms sliced 65ml! Lite Coconut Milk 1 Tsp Canola Oil 3/4 Cup of Cabbage Sliced 1 tsp of Coriander Chopped 1 tsp of Curry Powder

Date Carb Loading Brownies

Trail Running Australia Recipe Date Brownies

Trail Running Recipe Date Carb Loading Brownies Makes 18 Pieces 126 Cal/ Piece Perfect for the day before  Ultra Running or Trail Running.   1 1/4 Cup of Pitted Dates 1 Cup of Water For the Dates 1 Cup of Good Quality Cocoa Powder 3/4 Cup of Boiling Water For the Cocoa Powder 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 Cup of Butter or Margarine 2 Large Eggs 1 tsp of Vanilla 2 Tsp of Maple Syrup 1 1/3 Cup of Oats Ground in your blender. Oat Meal Can be used also. 1/4 tsp of Salt 1/2 Cup of Walnuts Chopped Optional 1/2 Cup of Dark Choc Chips Optional

Hammer Gel Tropical

Hammer Gel Review Tropical Trail Running Australia

I decided to try Hammer Gel Tropical. I’ve been using Gu Roctanes for some time now. But it is time to change. I am sick of the Gu flavors, I’ve been eating them for a few years now. I tried the Hammer Gel Tropical while training for 50kms from Brooklyn to Turramurra for the first time. I made sure I had my trusty Roctanes too as a back up just incase. 50kms is a long way to not like your nutrition. I started with my Roctanes, but soon tried the new flask system that I had with my Hammer Gel Tropical, and it just went down like a dream. Hammer Gel Tropical tastes natural. Just like tropical fruit juice, nice… Read More →

Beef Koftas with Puy Lentils

Beef Koftas with Puy Lentils Recipe Trail Running Nutrition

Beef Koftas with Puy Lentils Great trail running nutrition perfect for a post race recovery meal after long runs or after events. This is a fantastic meal to make instead of spaghetti bolognese. The lentils are high in iron, fibre and are a nutrient packed slow burning carb. Serves 2, Each Serving has 512 Calories, Fat 21.3g, Sodium 978mg, Carbs 35.9g, Protein 47.4g, Fibre 11.7g. 1 Cup of Puy or French Style Lentils 1 Stock Cube (Whatever flavour you like) 1 Bay Leaf 300g Lean Beef Mince (For weight loss or if you are a female use only 200g) 1 Egg 1 Small handful of finely chopped Parsley 1/2t Cumin Flour 1T Canola Oil 1 Can of Tomatoes 1T of Tahini

No Bake Run Balls

Trail Running Nutrition Recipes No Bake Run Balls

Trail running nutrition for Pre/Post Exercise Great trail running nutrition perfect for Long Runs the No Bake Run Balls are good for Pre/Post Exercise. Each Ball has 100 cal Fat 4.4g, Sodium 53mg, 14.3g Carbs, 2.2g Protein. 1/2 Cup of Peanut Butter 1 Tablespoon of Brown Sugar 2 Tablespoon of Honey 1 Tablespoon of Golden Syrup 1/4-1/2 Cocoa Powder 1 Cup of Rice Bubbles 1/2 Cup of Quick Oats Grounded in a food processor to make Oat Flour. 1/2 Cup of Coconut Shredded. 1 Teaspoon of baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla

Scrambled Egg Whites and Fungi with Cottage Cheese

Scrambled Egg Whites and Fungi with Cottage Cheese

Scrambled Egg Whites and Fungi with Cottage Cheese, Pine Nuts and Truffle Oil. This is a strip down break that I have in the taper before an event. I will only be exercising moderately after eating this meal for my breakfast. 3 Egg Whites 1 Cup or 1/2 a Packet of Chestnut Mushrooms 1 Tablespoon of Cottage Cheese 1 Clove of Garlic 1/2 Table Spoon of Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon of Truffle Infused Oil For Drizzling 1 Teaspoon of Pine Nuts

Post Exercise Snack

Run Recovery Food Yougurt Snack

Eaten within an hour of finishing exercise. Banana Yogurt Almonds and Honey 224 Cal 2 Dollops of Jalna Premium Yogurt 1/2 Banana Sliced 6 Almonds Chopped 1/2 tsp of Honey Add Jalna Yogurt to a bowl. Add Banana and Almonds to the yogurt. Drizzle with a small amount of Honey. It takes 2 minutes to prepare, and stops you from falling over after a session.

Quinoa Pre-Race Breakfast Recipe

Trail Running Australia Quinoa Pre Race Breakfast Recipe

1/4-1/2 Cup of Quinoa 170 Cal- 240 Cal (Normally I have 1/4 of a cup but before Ultra Endurance Events I try to have 1/2 Cup). 1 1/2 Cups of Water 0 Cal 1 Tablespoon of Shredded Coconut 40 Cal 1 Teaspoon of Cinnamon 15 Cal 2 Tablespoons of Jalna Natural Premium Yogurt 121 Cal 1 Teaspoon of Honey 20 Cal