Recovery 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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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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Preparing for the Anglo Celtic Plate #ACP100

It’s been three months since I was ran nearly 160 miles around a track at the Barcelona 24 hour, but it’s past in a blink of an eye. It’s an event that takes a long time to recover from and is certainly not ideal preparation for the Anglo Celtic Plate 100km that I’m running this…

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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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Mountain Fuelled Double Race Day

The weekend after the White Rose 30, I had the bright idea of doing two races in one morning – the last round of the Dark and White Trail series (needed to race and be one of the first Senior Males back to win my category for the series) 9 miles in length, followed by…

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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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