Night Fuel

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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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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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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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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