Food for thought, advice from top nutritionist Dr Sophie Killer
Sophie is a senior member of the English Institute of Sport Performance Nutrition team where she is the lead performance nutritionist for British Athletics, working with both Olympic and Paralympic track and field athletes. Since graduating from Loughborough University, Sophie has advised a range of elite cyclists, runners, triathletes and Premier League footballers.
Food plays an important role in ensuring that the body is fuelled to train and Sophie provides invaluable help and advice on how you can use your eating habits to improve sporting performance.
Stunning Rio Success for Our Food Champions
Congratulations to 16 of our Food Champions for bringing home medals from The Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. The hall of fame is:
Joe Joyce, Nicola Adams, Vicky Holland, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, Nile Wilson, Mark Cavendish, Max Whitlock, Elinor Barker, Sarah Storey, Ellie Simmonds, Neil Fachie, Sophie Thornhill, Josef Craig, Jonnie Peacock and Sophie Hahn.
Follow their eating advice and we might be celebrating your medal success at the Olympics or Paralympics in Tokyo in 2020.
Top athletes share their recipes for success ahead of Rio Games
The National Lottery has teamed up with the country’s top sports nutritionists on a new campaign, The Food Champions, to share the eating habits and refuelling secrets of Britain’s leading Rio Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls with fitness enthusiasts and people who play sport at all levels.