Worried about what to eat and when to run the week before a marathon? Sports nutritionist James Collins has advised Team GB on their Olympic nutrition and here provides advice and recipes for the seven days before your big race.
James Bailey, Team GB’s Hockey athlete loves Turkey! This recipe is perfect for sharing with friends :)
Britian Eights Rowing Team - Bronze Medal winners: Alex Partridge (bow/1), James Foad (2), Tom Ransley (3), Ric Egington (4), Moe Sbihi (5), Greg Searle (6), Matt Langridge (7), Constantine Louloudis (stroke/8) & Phelan Hill (cox)
Toaster pitta pockets
On-the-run breakfast bars This is a good way to use up my muesli that I'm really sick of eating.
Healthier flapjacks | A healthier version of traditional fruit and nut bars that are packed with seeds, oats and agave syrup - perfect for snacking and lunchboxes
Creamy yogurt porridge with pear, walnut & cinnamon topping
These healthier oat bars use bananas and apple to bind the mixture, so you can cut down on the fat and sugar
Five-veg Lasagna: This vegetarian main is a great source of vitamins and iron and a simple way to get your 5-a-day. via: www.bbcgoodfood.com www.myrealhealth.com
Butter bean & tomato stew - simple dish using fresh tomatoes, beans, carrots & shallots with harissa (can omit) - adding cumin is good