Morning Fuel

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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Trail26 half marathon success

Lessons learnt… Training for the marathon last year I realised the difference good nutrition makes both in preparation and during racing, in the Devon marathon I decided to just carry gels (there was no compulsory kit) and take on water at the feed stations – it was a big mistake – I started to cramp…

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Fuelling for the Fan Dance

… it’s not about just about finishing, fuel correctly and you will enjoy the Fan Dance far more as you will feel mentally and physically better during and after the event. As an example we’ve chosen a four hour finish and explained how you can add in extras to match your time if longer. Please…

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White Rose 30 Nutrition Report

For the White Rose 30 I was keen to try a new method of fuelling myself as I’ve been using gels for my previous races, and settled on Mountain Fuel, as recommended by Tony Holland. I did a bit of research, and decided I was going to take a Night Fuel the night before (very…

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Dolomites Cycle Tour part 2

Rest Day and my thoughts on Mountain Fuel: Saturday 25th July With Corvara all done we headed for Sapada where we would pit ourselves against some of the hardest and most infamous climbs of the trip. Once there we met with Chris Mulliner who had come to join us for the second half of the…

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The Dolomites Cycle Tour part 1

This is the second running of our trip to ‘the continent’, apparently all went well last time so the same format was followed again. That is six of us all pile into a tiny motorhome that we cart around the mountains in search of the best climbs, coffee and pizza on offer. As a guide…

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Relentless 24 hour MTB

To set the scene this is the third 24hr race I’ve participated in but for a number of reasons it’s the first one that I have ridden for all of the 24hrs. Last year I entered the world endurance mountain bike championships also at Fort William, a month earlier with a hillier course and pre-Mountain…

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On the Go Fuel – goodbye gels

What I love the most about our home made ‘Nutritious Gel‘ recipe is that you are not only utilising two products you’d use on a race or during training but you’re also recycling the sachets… Ok, this isn’t the only thing I love, on par is that you can kiss goodbye to the sugar fix,…

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Morning Fuel Banana Flapjacks

Pre-heat oven to 180 (Fan oven) Mix the following together (feel free to tweak and adapt to your taste) Packet of Mountain Fuel Morning Fuel 275g of oats 50g sunflower seeds (we used organic) as an alternative you can use chia seeds 50g pumpkin seeds (we used organic) 60g raisins (again organic) as an alternative…

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Morning Fuel Power Pancakes

Our ‘Morning Fuel Power Pancakes’ are the perfect start to the day or a must have ‘on the go’ snack for any event as they are easy on the stomach, quick to absorb and packed full of all the essentials to help you perform. For information a small power pancake (slightly larger than a 50p)…

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