No Cook Energy Balls

Ingredients 1 full sachet of Morning Fuel 3/4 Cup of Old Fashion rolled oats 1/4 Cup of Flax seeds 1/2 Cup of Plain or dark chocolate chips 1/2 Cup of Peanut butter (I prefer crunchy) 1/3 Cup of Honey or Maple Syrup 1 teaspoon of Vanilla extract   Method Mix the dry ingredients, Oats, Morning…

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Exploring running technique

On my day off last week I went to see someone about my running technique. I’ve seen Shane of https://runningreborncoaching.wordpress.com/ with his ViMove analysis kit a few times. Every time we meet he has even more knowledge to share with me, this time did not disappoint.  For this year I am coming away from Half Ironman and…

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From 42 pints to 42 peaks – Bob Graham Round

Five years ago Lee ‘Toast’ Newton was a 15 stone overweight, football playing, lager loving lad but after an incident that left him badly beaten he decided something had to change. He’s gone from 42 pints in a week to 42 peaks in a day after successfully running around the famous Bob Graham round in…

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Fueling for your Tri

Its important to think about fueling your body well in advance of race day. Here are some guidelines explaining the best way to use the Mountain Fuel system before, during and following a triathlon… The day before race day: Sip an Xtreme Energy – this ensures that the body’s glycogen stores, vitamins and minerals remain…

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Get more out of your legs

Callum Hughes, a British Triathlon Level 2 Coach has given some pointers to get the most out of your legs when transitioning between the cycle and run during a triathlon… As it’s coming to the end of the triathlon season and the last races are to be seen out, why not try out a different…

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Courmayer- Champex Lac- Chamonix CCC

Winding down the summer with the CCC seemed the right thing to do this year. 26th August 2016, 101km, 6100m of vert. I had very little agenda for this race as I’m inexperienced at running this kind of distance/vert in Europe and it was hot hot hot. GPS I didn’t use any gadgets, preferring to simply run…

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Fuelling for an endurance race

Having a nutrition strategy can make a huge improvements to your experience during and post events. At Mountain Fuel we have helped many runners from GB athletes to fun runners get it right. This is the experience of Oz Clark Fry who recently completed in the Lakeland 50 and despite breaking all the rules he…

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A Year with Mountain Fuel

Last year was my 48th on this planet but my best year ever on the fells and the stats prove it – 1654 miles run, 406,000ft climbed, 37 races with 36 PBs, longest race 106 miles. I know I’ll never be the fastest runner out there but like everybody else who lines up at the…

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Ultra Nutrition part 1

Fuelling for a 50+ miler… Nutrition is key and it’s not just about stuffing in enough carbs to get you round a race, the differences between good and bad nutrition are literally a pain in the bum! Forgive the pun, but there are so many off the shelf quick fix products, like gels you are…

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