Morning Fuel

Mountain Fuel Chocolate Brownies

Our good friend and ultra runner, Kirk Hardwick, has been on the case and has come up with this dead simple, fabulous Chocolate Brownie recipe. In his own words, Kirk says …“a brownie recipe that gives me all the nutritional benefits of the Mountain Fuel system, yet also uses healthy ingredients to provide a delicious…

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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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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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Lakeland 100 Nutrition plan

The Lakeland 100 – one of the toughest ultras in the UK – starts tomorrow evening and will be my third time at this wonderful race.  My first in 2014 was an amazing and enjoyable experience and I was lucky enough to win.  Last year, I was second to the talented Paul Tierney.  On paper…

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Triathlon X – World's Toughest Iron Man

So the day was nearly upon me and one of my bucket list races was imminent, the Triathlon X which includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike with 3700m of ascent around the infamous Fred Whitton bike route and a meagre Mountain marathon up Scafell Pike, Englands tallest peak. It all started with a…

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Stepping Up – My First 100 Miler

May bank holiday weekend 2016 marked my first stab at a 100 miler in the Hardmoors 110 only 6 weeks after my victory in the HM55 and I was chuffed to also come away with a win but it wasn’t all plain sailing… Training I’d ran the 55 very hard, so gave myself a week…

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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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Morning Fuel Ultimate Training / Race Shake

Ultimate training / race day breakfast shake 1 sachet Morning Fuel 300 to 400 ml semi skimmed milk or alternative Desert spoon coconut oil 1 small Banana 1 or 2 soft figs Handful of sesame seeds Handful of pumpkin seedsSimply blitz in a blender, pour into a container, sip away and enjoy. For extra flavour…

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