Triathlon

Exploring running technique

On my day off last week I went to see someone about my running technique. I’ve seen Shane of https://runningreborncoaching.wordpress.com/ with his ViMove analysis kit a few times. Every time we meet he has even more knowledge to share with me, this time did not disappoint.  For this year I am coming away from Half Ironman and…

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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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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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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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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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Keswick Mountain Festival success for Team Mountain Fuel

At the start of the festival Team Mountain Fuels focus was on the Team Trail Cup as with this came a cheque £250 which Mountain Fuels owner Rupert wanted to donate to Keswick FC Juniors to help but new goals which were lost in the floods. The team this year consisted of local runners James…

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KMF2016 Long Distance Triathlon win

Keswick long distance tri (800m/35k/10k) was my first triathlon (of two) of the season. It was just one of a variety of sporting events being held as part of the Keswick Mountain Festival. My iron friends Rekha, CJ and Dave came too, mainly they swam, ran and got a little bit tiddled.   Race day…

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Full X Ultra Triathlon Training Plan

With just coming up to 13 weeks prior to the event and depending on how we have structured our training, we have now done all the long and slow (base) miles in the dark and are heading to a large block of building/sweetspot intensity up towards race specificity at about 6 weeks out from the…

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High Terrain Event Kielder Triathlon Success

Mountain Fuel took a five man team through to the inaugural Kielder Triathlon which was organised by High Terrain Events and sponsored by Mountain Fuel. The stunning course was based on an Olympic distance Triathlon which consists of a 1500m open water swim in Kielder reservoir, a 25 mile bike ride through undulating forest roads…

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