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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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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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Batch Tested #CleanForSport

If you are a tested athlete you may purchase / enquire about our batch tested individual serving sachets. A batch refers to a specific quantity of a product made. Each unit in this batch is stamped with a batch code. This allows batches to be easily traceable and identifiable. LGC (formerly known as the Laboratory…

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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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Grizedale Trail Marathon success for Team Mountain Fuel

It was a fantastic day for sports nutrition business Team Mountain Fuel as they took 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the Montane Trail26 half marathon and and 4 of the top 15 in the marathon, as well as winning 1st V40. However if the Cumbrian weather forecast was to be believed around 500 runners were…

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Mountain Fuel Taster Pack with Bottle

1 x Morning Fuel, 1 x Blackcurrant Xtreme Energy, 1 x Tropical Xtreme Energy, 1 x Chocolate Ultimate Recovery, 1 x Strawberry Ultimate Recovery and 1 x Night Fuel plus a 500ml drinks bottle Go to shop to buy a Taster Pack Now… View all products Tastes great, easy on my stomach and keeps me going on…

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OCR Nuclear Oblivion

Thanks to mountain fuel yet again for helping me through a tough challenge! This weekend I was nervous going in to Nuclear Oblivion because it was an epic challenge – 26.2 miles amd over 300 obstacles. It was going to be tough by its self, let alone the fact I did Rat Race Dirty Weekend…

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Hardmoors 55 Race Nutrition Report

When planning my race strategy, my starting point was the checkpoints where we were allowed drop bags. This is important for a couple of reasons; firstly, it means I can reduce the amount of personal nutrition that I have to carry for the race and secondly, it means that I can have access to my…

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Ultra Running personal nutrition tips – Dave Troman

Basics As a distance runner I like to maintain a light weight frame while maintaining lean muscle, I also want to eat a healthy and balanced diet to ensure that I can still enjoy running into my retirement and not just for the next few years! I can’t tell anyone how much to eat or…

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